Dhaka, Bangladesh
Journos demand closure of private clinic for 'wrong treatment'

Journos demand closure of private clinic for 'wrong treatment'

News Desk CHATTOGRAM, July 2: Chattogram journalists on Monday demanded closure of Max Hospital for alleged negligence in the treatment of a three-year-old girl who was suffering from cold and sore throat and later on died. The journalists also demanded exemplary punishment of the doctors for providing wrong treatment to girl and misbehaving with her relatives. The demand was made at a protest rally held in front of Chattogram Press Club (CPC) with Chattogram Union of Journalists (CUJ) President Nazimuddin Shyamol in the chair. The rally conducted by CUJ General Secretary (GS) Hasan Ferdous, was addressed, among others, by Vice-President of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) Shahidul Alam, Joint Secretary of BFUJ Tapan Chakroborti, Chattogram south district AL General Secretary Mofizur Rahman, BFUJ member Ashif Siraj, CUJ Vice President Mohammad Ali, Joint Sectary of Chattogram Press Club (CPC) Chowdhury Farid,former CUJ presidents Mostaq Ahmed, Reaj Haider Chowdhury, CUJ leaders Sabur Shuvo, M Shamsul Islam, Ahmed Kutub, and former President of Chhatra League MES college unit Arshadul Alam Baccu. The journalists also demanded submission of probe report within five days. The journalist leaders called another protest rally in front of Chattogram Shaheed Minar tomorrow afternoon. The journalists alleged that the hospital was set up without any registration from the government. The deceased was identified as Raifa Khan, daughter of Dainik Samokal Chattogram Bureau Senior Reporter Rubel Khan. Rubel Khan told that his daughter was admitted to Max Hospital on Thursday afternoon due to cold and throat ache. He alleged that the two-year-old child was killed due to malpractice at the private clinic.

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