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Cop suspended for sending accident victims to private hospitals in Haryana

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

A has been suspended following reports that those injured in accidents were allegedly sent to a private hospital instead of government ones in district of Haryana, officials said Tuesday.

post In-charge Jagbir Singh has been placed under suspension, police said.

The action was taken after a video went viral on social media, showing an ambulance of a private hospital parked on the premises of police post located on Karnal-Indri state highway.

There were reports that there was allegedly a nexus between police and the private hospital for ferrying patients injured in accidents on the highway to a particular private hospital for treatment.

"An inquiry has been marked in this regard," Superintendent of Police Surinder Singh Bhoria said.

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First Published: Tue, September 11 2018. 13:20 IST