Nishwa death case: Court remands suspects into police custody till April 28
KARACHI: The city court on Thursday issued a reserved verdict in death case of nine-month-old Nishwa who died after being administered wrong injection by the staff of Darul Sehat Hospital, ARY News reported.
The court has remanded all suspects into police custody until April 28. The suspects include nursing manager Atif, admin officer Ahmed Shehzad and Agha Munir, while a doctor has already been sent to jail on a judicial remand on the court orders.
The investigation officer in the case had sought further remand of three more suspects in the case, while the court ordered him to furnish report in the next hearing.
A section-322 has also been imposed in the case preventing suspects from applying for bail in the case. Under this section, a suspect, if convicted, could be imprisoned for up to 10 years in jail.
After battling for her life over a week, nine-month-old Nishwa breathed her last on April 22 at Liaquat National Hospital in Karachi.
The medical case of the minor girl came into light on April 14, when she was reportedly administered a wrong injection by the staff of Darul Sehat Hospital, which resulted the paralysis of Nishwa.
The paralysed girl was later admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Liaquat National Hospital for treatment, where she died.
Following protests and police cases, the chief minister Sindh on Wednesday ordered to seal the hospital.