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Doctor's death: Medical board to conduct postmortem

Doctors death: Medical board to conduct postmortem
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New Delhi: A day after the death of a 28-year-old woman inside a room of Maharaja Agrasen Hospital in west Delhi's Punjabi Bagh, a medical board will conduct the postmortem of the deceased.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Monika Bharadwaj confirmed the news. "The move came after the family of a deceased doctor alleged harassment from the hospital, then SDM Punjabi Bagh directed concerned officials to conduct the postmortem examination through Medical Board of Doctors on priority basis,"

sources said.

Police identified the deceased as Astha Munjal who worked in the neurology department. The investigating agency had found a syringe lying next to her body and a mark on her left hand. "The injection was taken on the left side arm, her Bag, Mobile Phone was found near the body," said DCP West.

The relatives further added that marks and bruises were seen on her arm as if somebody had held her hand while injecting.

"We are cooperating with The police and deceased family in the investigation and will always be there whenever police requires our cooperation in investigation. Hospital have also constituted five member internal committee to investigate the matter in detail," said a senior official at

the hospital.

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