Andhra Pradesh shocker: Dogs found chewing on COVID-19 patient’s corpse in hospital | The News Minute

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In a shocking incident reported from a government hospital in Andhra Pradesh's Ongole on Monday, the dead body of a man was found with dog bite injuries on his face and an ear partially missing.

On Monday, hospital security found stray dogs chewing the ears of the victim, identified as Kantha Rao, a resident of Bitragunta village, Zarugumalli mandal, Prakasam district, with no attenders around the body.

Following this, the security personnel shooed the dogs away and learnt that the victim was long dead. Alleging medical negligence by RIMS, Kantha Rao's relatives protested at the hospital and subsequently a probe was initiated into the incident.

Shockingly, preliminary investigations revealed that the patient was never admitted to the hospital.

The Superintendent said that they have initiated an inquiry to find out if Kantha Rao was denied admission to the hospital, or if he refused treatment and took shelter in the hospital premises.