Family members accuse Green Park Nursing Home of baby swapping
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Kolkata: Green Park Nursing home in the city has been accused of baby swapping. Sukanta Biswas, a resident of Mukundapur has brought serious charges against the nursing home authorities of swapping his new born baby and lodged a complaint at the local police station. The nursing home is situated at Netai Nagar under Purva Jadavpur police station.After receiving the complaint, police took prompt action and held two officials of the nursing home for interrogation. In his complaint, Biswas mentioned that he brought his wife Tapasi Biswas to the nursing home for delivery on June 20. He said his wife was admitted to the nursing home at around 5.30 pm. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsThe doctor, who was treating the woman, has been attached to the nursing home. The lady doctor told the family members that the operation would be done at around 6.30 pm. The woman gave birth to a boy child at around 7.27 pm. But the family members of the woman was not allowed to see the baby until 9 pm, when the baby was finally produced before Biswas and his family members.The baby had some deformity in his legs and one hand. The family members alleged that the doctor, earlier on the basis of some clinical tests, confirmed that the baby was absolutely fine and he had no such deformities. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedWhen the family members of the victim raised the issue, the nursing home authorities told them that everything will be alright following a plastic surgery on the baby. Biswas was also advised to take the baby home. The victim’s family members on Thursday staged a demonstration inside the nursing home campus onThursday morning.The family members of the infant took him to NRS Medical College and Hospital, where the baby was denied admission initially. The staff members of the hospital wanted to know from the family members where the delivery was done and who had carried out the operation.Biswas also told the police that his wife had been under the treatment of a lady doctor attached to the private nursing home since November last year. Several tests were performed on the patient from time to time on the basis of which doctor had said the baby was absolutely normal.The family members also alleged that their child had been swapped by some of the staff members of the nursing home immediatelyafter he was born.They also added that after the delivery, one unidentified person came out of the operation theatre with a bag, went straight downstairs and left the nursing home.The family members of the victim have demanded a detailed probe into the incident and stern action against those who will be found guilty.