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Deaths during delivery: Hyd collector to conduct inquiry

Hyderabad: Telangana government today ordered an inquiry by Hyderabad district collector Rahul Bojja into the deaths of five women during the delivery procedures at the state-run Niloufer hospital here in the last about 10 days.

Inquiry by the collector will be in addition to three-member panel already formed to ascertain the cause of deaths, a state government release said.

The decision of inquiry by Hyderabad district collector was taken at a meeting held by state health minister C Laxma Reddy.

The collector has been asked to submit report in a week.

A three-member committee of senior doctors was formed yesterday to ascertain the cause of deaths of five women during C-section delivery procedures in the last about ten days at the state-run Niloufer Hospital here.