Bombay HC Directs Maharashtra Govt. To Pay Compensation of Rs. 50 Lakhs To Legal Heirs of a COVID-19 Victim
The Aurangabad Bench of the Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the Maharashtra government to pay a compensation of Rs. 50 lakh to the legal heirs of 82-year-old Malati Nehete, a Covid-19 patient who had gone missing from the ward for the Covid-19 patients of the Government Medical College (GMC) and hospital at Jalgaon on June 2’ 2020, and was found dead in one of the five toilets attached to the ward eight days later.