October 26, was a day the a 17-year-old girl named Poo will never forget in a hurry because of a serious alleged medical malpractice of a hospital in southern Thai town of Pattalung.
Poo went in to have a baby at the hospital that was not named but the doctor on duty did the unimaginable as he pulled the baby out but its head broke off.
The relatives waited nervously outside the delivery room for a long time. Eventually they were told to take the expectant mother to another hospital. No explanation was given by the duty doctor.
A suction machine was used in the other hospital she was taken to but the doctor there discovered that only the head of the baby was in the mothers womb and the body was nowhere to be found.
Shocked relatives went back to the original hospital to find out what happened but found out that the doctor that on duty then at the original hospital had pulled the baby out but had decapitated it in the process but said nothing to the relatives.
Meanwhile the local health chief Dr Thanit Sermkaek ordered an investigation into the matter as the hospital said such a thing had never happened before.
Daily News further reported that the doctor who allegedly decapitated the baby had gone on leave.