NEWS

UP Woman Delivers Baby In E-Rickshaw After Hospital Allegedly Asks Her To Leave

Patient's husband has lodged a complaint with the police and demanded action against the hospital.

17/08/2017 8:37 AM IST | Updated 17/08/2017 8:37 AM IST
Getty Images/iStockphoto

SAHARANPUR -- A pregnant woman in Saharanpur was allegedly asked to leave a hospital in Saharanpur in the middle of the night by the staff, following which she gave birth to a baby boy in an e-rickshaw, the police said on Wednesday.

Munawar, who was in labour, was admitted to the district woman's hospital on the night of August 14 but was later asked to leave without being examined, SP Saharanpur (Rural) Vidya Sagar Mishra said.

While her husband was taking her in an e-rickshaw to another hospital, she gave birth to the boy in the vehicle.

She was admitted to a private hospital later, he said.

Munawar's husband lodged a complaint with the police and demanded action against the hospital, Mishra said.

A case was lodged in Janapuri Police Station. The matter was being probed, he added.

Also on HuffPost India:

How Different Newspapers Covered The Ayush Ministry's Advice To Pregnant Women

More On This Topic