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Birth and death time entries were made in registers: Max

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

On a day the Police filed a status report on its probe into the death of twin babies at the Bagh before a here, the facility today claimed that the birth and death time entries were made in registers and there was no lapse in the process. During investigation, police claimed to have found that in the death register of the hospital, only the time of birth of the two infants was mentioned but not the time of their death, despite both being handed over in two separate tightly wrapped packages. The police said a copy of the FIR has been sent to the DMC for expert opinion and their report is awaited. "Both the birth and death time entries were made in the specific registers which have already been provided as part of the investigation," claimed in a statement. "There has been no lapse in this process," it said. A detailed inquiry of this case is currently ongoing by the Medical Council, the hospital said. Earlier in the day, Rajesh Malik of the local directed that the investigation be conducted "expeditiously". The government's order cancelling the licence of Max Hospital, Bagh, was stayed by an appellate body, following which the facility had resumed its operations. The licence cancellation case pertains to the premature twins, one of whom (a baby boy) was wrongly declared dead on November 30 at the hospital in north-west where he was born. The boy died during treatment at a nursing home in Pitampura a week later. The of had stayed the cancellation order issued by the of Health Services (DGHS).

The next hearing is slated for tomorrow.

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 00:05 IST
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