SC seeks response from Rajasthan Govt on plea for probe into over 100 infant deaths in Kota hospital

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Reproduced from: PTI

According to government report, over 100 infants lost their lives at the Kota government hospital in December 2019.

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has sought response from the Rajasthan government on a plea that seeks investigation into the death of over 100 infants at a hospital in Kota recently.

A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant issued a notice to the state government on a plea filed by noted doctor, Dr KK Aggarwal, and social worker B Mishra, seeking probe into the death of newborns due to lack of equipment at a government hospital in Kota.

More than 100 infants had died in the Kota hospital recently.