Khammam: Child delivery pictures posted online, probe ordered

The pictures were shared in other groups creating a commotion with many women's rights groups condemning the action of the nurses.

By Author  |  Published: 8th May 2019  12:43 am

Khammam: Some nurses working at Khammam district hospital have allegedly captured pictures of a woman giving birth to her child and posted the pictures on nurses’ whatsapp group.

According to sources, the woman in question had a normal delivery on April 3 at Maternal and Child Health Centre at the hospital. Some nurses who performed the delivery captured the delivery process on their mobile phones and later shared it among the nurses.

The pictures were shared in other groups creating a commotion with many women’s rights groups condemning the action of the nurses. The hospital medical superintendent Dr B Venkateswarlu who took the matter seriously ordered a probe into matter on Tuesday.
He appointed the hospital Resident Medical Officer Dr K Krupa Ushasri as enquiry officer and directed her to submit the report within 24 hours so that it can be forwarded to higher authorities.