An Indian man severely injured in a
motorcycle crash was found moving on an autopsy table just before doctors
prepared to open him up, a health official said Wednesday.
The 27-year-old from Mahalingapur town in the southern state of Karnataka
was brought to a private hospital in a critical condition on the weekend,
where doctors declared him dead and took him off a ventilator.
His family then moved him to a nearby government hospital where he was to
undergo a post-mortem examination on Monday.
Relatives told local media a pathologist saw the body move as it lay on the
A government health officer confirmed the incident and told AFP the injured
man was then immediately admitted to another hospital, where his condition
The official said doctors at the private hospital had exercised “bad
judgement” when they removed him from the ventilator and presumed him dead.
The family has yet to launch a formal complaint, the official added.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)