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Rodents nibble on corpse in hospital morgue in MP's Ratlam

Press Trust of India  |  Ratlam 

The corpse of a 45-year-old man was nibbled by rodents in the mortuary of a civic hospital in Madhya Pradesh's district, a said Saturday.

The man, identified as local resident Narayan Mali, had died late Friday night after suffering a while returning from Mandsaur by train, Jaora Sub Divisional Magistrate M L Arya said, adding that the body was brought by railway police to Jaora Civil Hospital, 35 kilometres from here.

Arya had reached the hospital Saturday to assure protesting family members of that the incident would be probed and action taken against those guilty.

The family members Saturday morning found that Mali's face and fingers had been bitten by rodents, he said.

Medical and (CMHO) Dr said an inquiry has been ordered and the guilty would be punished accordingly.

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First Published: Sat, February 02 2019. 17:30 IST