Seven-year-old boy ‘denied’ treatment, dies

Seven-year-old boy ‘denied’ treatment, dies

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Our Correspondent

Tarn Taran, May 2

Jugrajpreet Singh, a 7-year-old boy of Kajikot Road, died reportedly due to the lack of proper medical treatment during the wee hours on Sunday.

His uncle Angrej Singh said around 12 am Jugrajpreet complained of severe headache. He said the child was rushed to a nearby private hospital and somehow managed to get treatment from a lady doctor who asked them to visit again in the morning. He said as Jugrajpreet didn’t got any relief, they again went to the private hospital, but their staff denied entry to them.

Angrej said they rushed the child to the Civil Hospital where Jugrajpreet was put on oxygen, but he succumbed.

Family members of the deceased demanded probe in the matter.

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