Directors of Calcutta hospital are arrested after fire kills 90

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 13 December 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d8105
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1London

Six directors of the Amri Hospital in Calcutta have been arrested and charged with culpable homicide after at least 90 people are thought to have died in a fire that broke out at the facility on 9 December. They have been denied bail.

Reports suggest that the 190 bed private hospital had been warned about inadequate …

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