Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Alld HC fixes October 18 as date of hearing

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Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Alld HC fixes October 18 as date of hearing
Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Alld HC fixes October 18 as date of hearing

Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing of oxygen death cases in BRD Medical college and fixed October 18 as next date of hearing.

On Tuesday member secretary , UP State Legal Services Authority filed a report alongwith supporting materials in a sealed envelope.

Committee constituted by the state government  also placed their report in a sealed cover.

More than 30 kids had died at the hospital in 48 hours (August 9 to 11) allegedly due to lack of oxygen supply.

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The Bench comprising Chief Justice DB Bhosale and justice MK Gupta was hearing several PILs filed by Sunita Sharma and several others.

The petitions sought a judicial inquiry into the incident and speedy conviction of the guilty parties. They have alleged negligence of the doctors, who have been accused of not clearing long-pending dues with the oxygen supplier, as the cause of the tragedy.