Delhi HC directs hospitals to ensure speedy treatment to victims of accident
28 th February 2013
1.2.2013 (UNI) The Delhi High Court directed the city government to ensure that all hospitals in the capital treat accident victims urgently and do not deny treatment to victims of criminal offences especially those in rape and road accident cases.
A bench comprising Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice V K Jain directed the principal secretary, health department of Delhi government to issue directions to all hospitals including private hospitals to attend to victims of rape and other crimes particularly road accident victims on urgent basis.
The victims should be provided first aid without going into the details of other legal matters and emphasis should be save life first,the Cour said.