UP : Family forced to carry corpse in rickshaw after hospital refused ambulance for hearse


A man carrying corpse on open Rickshaw was seen around the Banda, Uttar Pradesh as an ambulance was denied to the bereaved family.

This is shocking to know such news coming from state where even cows are given new Ambulance for first aid, this incident of apathy towards the poor has come to the fore, where a corpse was carried around the city in an open rickshaw as an ambulance was denied to the bereaved family.


As per source Police, a body was found on the railway track near Atra Station. As Government Railway Police (GRP) had called few hospitals for ambulance service but no one was ready to carry the corpse to the hospital. Following which the relatives had to carry the body to the city hospital in rickshaw for postmortem.

The deceased has been identified as Ramasare, source said that a Government Railway Police (GRP) constable followed the family in an e-rickshaw, as there was no other transportation available at station.


The Irony part is that, the rickshaw with corpse passed by Superintendent of Police’s (SP) House, Deputy inspector general of police (DIG) Office, Housing, Commissioner House, Police Line, Commissioner and many VIP areas, but no one paid any attention to this grieving family and their plight.

GRP, Sepak Diwakar Singh said, “After getting no response from any of the hospital, we advised the family to take the body for post mortem in a rickshaw.

Source : HT



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