Inquiry ordered against lady doctor for ‘refusing’ to treat pregnant woman in south Kashmir

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Srinagar: Government on Monday constituted a committee to look into the allegations by a man that a Gynecologist refused to treat his pregnant wife after the couple refused her offer for Caesarean-section in Anantnag district of south Kashmir last week.

The committee was constituted on the directions of Commissioner Secretary Health who took cognizance of the matter, reports said.

Pertinently, Bilal Ahmad Khanady had made an emotional appeal to authorities on social media after a lady doctor, whom he identified as, Dr Shaheena Kattoo posted at the MCH Anantnag allegedly refused to treat his wife.