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Max twin case: DMC panel to come out with findings soon

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The disciplinary committee of the Medical Council would soon come out with its findings in the case in which a baby boy was wrongly declared dead by in Bagh, a senior said today.

The baby boy was wrongly declared dead by the upscale facility after his birth on November 30. The boy died during treatment a week later at a nursing home in Pitampura.

His twin, a girl, was still-born.

The said the disciplinary committee has held a few rounds of hearing last month in the case.

"It should be able to come out with the findings soon," the told

Also today, the hearing the case extended by a month the stay on a government order cancelling the upscale facility's licence in December.

The case had first come up for hearing before disciplinary committee on February 16, but the complainant was not present. So, the Medical Council had moved the date.

"The first hearing was held in March," the official said.

The case was first put before the DMC's committee on January 16 and then referred to the disciplinary panel.

In early January, the said it would proceed with its probe into the case only after receiving a reply from the on whether there was medical negligence in the matter.

DMC's committee has formed an expert panel comprising paediatricians and gynaecologists who will prepare a report in the matter.

The council has received the response of nine doctors and two nurses of the hospital who were issued notices in December for alleged medical negligence, according to the DMC.

It had also sought a reply from the hospital and they have submitted it.

The case was transferred to the Crime Branch of on December 6, the day the baby boy died at the nursing home in Pitampura, after battling for life for a week.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 20:10 IST