Woman delivers in ambulance after hospital demands bribe
Muzaffarnagar: A woman gave birth in an ambulance after a government hospital allegedly demanded bribe to admit her at Jansath town here, police said today.
The incident occurred yesterday when Amir brought his pregnant wife to a community health centre (CHC) here after she complained of labour pain. However, the staff demanded a bribe to admit the woman, they said.
The woman delivered in the ambulance while she was taken to another medical centre, police said.
The victim’s family staged a dharna outside the hospital following the incident.
Sharanvir Singh, Superintendent of the CHC, has ordered an enquiry into the matter and promised strict action?against those responsible for the alleged act.