Three Inmates at Kerala Rehabilitation Centre Die in a Week, Govt Orders Probe

According to the centre, it’s providing services and products for the mentally challenged, destitutes and deserted aged other folks for the previous over 3 many years. Local other folks demanded an intensive probe into the reason for the deaths.

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Updated:February 29, 2020, 8:55 PM IST

Three Inmates at Kerala Rehabilitation Centre Die in a Week, Govt Orders Probe
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Kottayam: Three inmates at a non-public rehabilitation centre close to right here have died in per week sparking protests following which the Kerala govt has ordered an inquiry.

Health minister Ok Ok Shailaja on Saturday sought a record from well being officers in Kottayam district after locals alleged foul play.

District Collector P Ok Sudheer Babu ordered a magisterial probe into the deaths on the Puthujeevan Trust Rehabilitation Centre in Payippad Panchayat following protests via native citizens and politicians.

Additional district Justice of the Peace Anil Oommen will probe the case, he mentioned.

Locals alleged that 3 inmates of the centre run via the accept as true with, which is headed via a retired policeman, have died in per week’s time.

The native other folks additionally alleged that the inmates have been subjected to torture on the facility.

According to the centre, it’s providing services and products for the mentally challenged, destitutes and deserted aged other folks for the previous over 3 many years. Local other folks demanded an intensive probe into the reason for the deaths.

According to officers, six different inmates had been admitted to more than a few hospitals in Thiruvalla. After an preliminary investigation, the district scientific officer mentioned the deaths weren’t because of any epidemic.

As in line with the Health minister’s directive, a panel of medical doctors had been constituted to review the reason for the demise of the 3 other folks, together with a girl, he mentioned.

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