Gorakhpur tragedy: BRD Medical College’s suspended principal, wife arrested in Kanpur

UP Police team Police inside the BRD Hospital for the investigation in Gorakhpur where at least 30 children died. | PTI

LUCKNOW: The UP Special Task Force (STF) arrested Dr Rajiv Kumar Mishra, suspended principal of Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College, and his wife Dr Purnima Shukla from Saketnagar locality of Kanpur on Tuesday in connection with the death of over 30 children at government-run hospital within a span of 48 hours between August 9 and 11.

The couple, who had been on the police radar for a week now, were taken to Gorakhpur for interrogation.  The arrest was preceded by a raid by the joint teams of Gorakhpur and Kanpur STF at the residence of a prominent criminal lawyer of Kanpur where the couple were staying.

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