MHRC for probe into woman’s death

Shillong, June 9: The Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has ordered an enquiry into the recent death of a young pregnant woman at the Primary Health Centre (PHC) at Dangar village in East Khasi Hills district.
A statement issued by the Secretary of the MHRC today informed that the Commission has taken cognizance of the case filed by the Meghalaya Pradesh Mahila Congress (MPMC) state president in the matter.
The MPMC has alleged gross negligence and careless attitude of the doctor and the nurses on duty leading to the tragic death of one Muny R Marak (28) in Dangar PHC.
The Commission said that it has issued a notice to Chief Secretary MS Rao to cause an enquiry to be conducted into the entire matter by an officer of the rank of Commissioner and Secretary and to submit a report to the Commission.