Rats nibble at dead body in Pattambi hospital
Pattambi: In a shocking incident, the face of a dead body was bitten off by rats at a private hospital here. It is alleged that the body of Ottappalam native Sundari was kept at the mortuary of Sevana hospital and was found nibbled by rats.
Sundari was admitted to the hospital for angioplasty. But she breathed her last during the surgery. As the family was unable to take the body home, the hospital authorities kept it in the mortuary.
The family members found injuries on the face of the body when they came to receive it. They sought an explanation from the hospital authority. They informed that rats have bitten off the face. Injuries were found on the nose and cheeks of the body.
Following this, the family lodged a complaint with the police. The hospital authorities didn’t give any explanation on this.