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No fire NoC, Bhubaneswar hospital lost accreditation two mon

A day after a fire in the ICU and dialysis ward of the SUM Hospital in Bhubaneswar left 20 patients dead and another 105 injured, police arrested the hospital superintendent and three others, including its fire safety officer, on charges of culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

The fire services department filed an FIR against the hospital authorities for not adhering to its recommendations made during a fire safety audit in 2013 and police Tuesday evening arrested hospital superintendent Pushparaj Samantasinghar, its fire safety officer Santosh Das, electrical maintenance engineer Amulya Sahu and junior engineer Malaya Sahu.

Date:  2017-03-04