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5 eye surgery victims to move court

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Dec 10 - All the five victims of the botched eye surgery at the Mohendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) will move the Gauhati High Court tomorrow demanding criminal action against senior officials of the Health department, including Commissioner and Secretary, Joint Director, Health (Guwahati), Chief Medical Officer, MMCH, and especially Dr Bindu Singlai, who headed the operation.

The victims, who lost vision of one eye following the surgery at the MMCH on November 27, also demanded adequate compensation and better treatment outside the State.

Sources further stated that departmental proceedings against the surgeon is also been sought.

The victims � Garga Ram Kalita, Dharmeswar Ramchiary, Tarini Kanta Medhi and Sabitri Das � have alleged that a proper investigation might bring into the fore the unholy nexus between hospital authorities and organ transplant racket.

Meanwhile, the Social Welfare department has handed over Rs 1 lakh each to each of the five victims, official sources confirmed.

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