Alleging negligence by doctors for the death of a patient, her family members ransacked the emergency unit of state-run R G Kar Medical College and Hospital and injured one senior police officer and five constables.
Sarbani Halder(25) was admitted to the hospital last night after she consumed 50 sleeping pills, police said.
After she died this morning, her family members and colleagues went on a rampage dmaging furniture of the hospital’s emergency unit alleging negligence by doctors.
Personnel from Tala police station rushed to the spot and a senior police officer and five constables, including two posted at the hospital were injured, the police said. The woman’s kin alleged that police lathicharged them and some of them were injured. No suicide note was recovered from Halder’s house and police have started a probe into the matter, police said.