Home Minister Amit Shah has said, “If someone dies due to a doctor’s negligence, that too will be culpable homicide.” If the punishment is increased for this also, we will bring an official amendment today. The doctor was freed from this. The Indian Medical Association had given a statement to me, we have made a provision to free him, sir.
Lok Sabha has resumed discussion on three important criminal law bills: the Indian Justice (Second) Code, the Indian Civil Defense (Second) Code and the Indian Evidence Bill.
These bills aim to replace the Indian Penal Code 1860, the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 and the Indian Evidence Act 1872.
Home Minister Amit Shah has said that if someone dies due to a doctor’s negligence, he will not be prosecuted for culpable homicide.
He said that in such cases, government amendment will give freedom to doctors.
Home Minister Amit Shah has tried to free doctors from related legal processes.
The discussion began yesterday despite the widespread suspension of several key opposition members, with a total of 141 MPs from both houses suspended so far.