Irfan Masih Case Sindh
On 1 june 2017 Irfan Masih son of Nazir Masih residential of Christian Colony Thur Bazar Umerkot, Sindh.
He had dived down to clean a manhole, when he fell unconscious after inhaling poisonous gases trapped inside.
And on the same time two more men jumped inside to save Irfan and others who trapped but all fell unconscious due to the same reason. And they fall down on Irfan`s body and he got injured.
According to Irfan`s brother Pervaiz Masih said, after he received the call about the incident he reached the occurred place. And bring his brother out of the manhole. And went to the Civil hospital as quickly as possible.
In the Civil Hospital Umerkot, sewer cleaner Irfan Masih kept gasping for breath, his family members pleaded with the hospital staff to treat him, but the senior doctor at the facility refused to touch his sludge-covered body as he was “fasting”.
“ Dr Yousaf said to his word boy to washed this ugly Christian first otherwise I do not want to touch his body because I am on fasting and my clothes will be dirty if I touched him” and walked away.
After this Parvaiz Masih cleaned his brother and request the doctors again but the one of the doctor named Dr Allah Dad Rathored replied to parviaz Masih that don`t disturb us we know that well about our job and also know how to treat patients and after which an oxygen pump was sent for Irfan, that was empty.
( the family of Irfan Masih Kept the oxygen cylinder as a prove )
So because of the negligence of the doctors of Civil Hospital Irfan Masih died.
the FIR ( first information report ) has been lodged under section 319,34 PPC against six suspects including three doctors on behalf of the father of Irfan Masih.
According the police one of the accused Dr Jaam kunbhar has been arrested and two others are flee away.
Pak Center For Law and Justice ( PCLJ ) said, doctor committed criminal negligence in this case. it is a example of prejudice and hatred which Pakistani Christians are facing in Pakistan. Doctor should be punished and justice should be done in this case.
By Qaisar Loudhi