UP: 3 booked after woman dies due to treatment by quack

Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 1 (IANS) Three persons have been booked for the death of a 32-year-old woman, who was given an injection by a quack.

Additional Superintendent of Police (rural) Manoj Awasthi said after Asma complained of stomach pain on Thursday night, her family took her to a local clinic for treatment.

According to the complaint filed by the victim’s family, when the pain did not subside, a quack administered her an injection following which her condition deteriorated, and she died after some time.

The police have registered a case against Avanish and his aides Priyanka and Ajay under Indian Penal Code Section 304A (causing death by negligence), ASP Awasthi said.

The body has been sent for post-mortem and further investigation is underway, the official added.



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