NHRC issues notice after doctor refuses to treat boy for snake bite

New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognisance of media reports stating that a minor boy lost his life after a doctor on duty refused to treat his snake bite and has observed that if tru4e, the incident was a raised a serious issue of violation of human rights of the victim.

The victim had been brought by his family for treatment to the Community Health Centre, Goraiyakothi, district Siwan in Bihar on June 17.

Issuing notices to the Bihar Department of Health and Family Welfare secretary and the Siwan Superintendent of Police, the NHRC has called for a report within two weeks. (ANI)

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