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Madras HC orders TN govt to pay Rs 25L to woman transfused with HIV positive blood

ANI
Published Jul 27, 2019, 10:34 am IST
Updated Jul 27, 2019, 10:35 am IST
The bench also directed the state government to provide a suitable job to the victim.
Madras High Court on Friday ordered Tamil Nadu government to give Rs 25 lakhs as compensation to a woman who was transfused with HIV positive blood. (Photo: File)
 Madras High Court on Friday ordered Tamil Nadu government to give Rs 25 lakhs as compensation to a woman who was transfused with HIV positive blood. (Photo: File)

Chennai: Madras High Court on Friday ordered Tamil Nadu government to give Rs 25 lakhs as compensation to a woman who was transfused with HIV positive blood.

The incident took place in December 2018.

 

A division bench of the Madurai Bench of the High Court comprising of Justice N Kirubakaran and Justice SS Sundar also ordered the government to construct a house for the woman from Sattur.

The bench also directed the state government to provide a suitable job to the victim.

The woman had tested HIV positive after infected blood was transfused into her at a government hospital. The woman was pregnant at the time of the incident. She gave birth to a girl child sometime later.

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