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Shocking news: elderly man tied to bed in hospital over non-payment of bill in MP.

Shajapur: A shocking incident came to light in Madhya Pradesh, an elderly man was found tied to a bed at a hospital in Shajapur over non-payment of the hospital bill, prompting Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to assure justice to the victim and his family.

Laxmi Narayan, aged 80, had travelled from Rajgarh district, 38 kilometres away from Shajapur area for medical treatment for his stomach ailment. During the treatment, the family had paid Rs 6,000, followed by another Rs 5,000. However, at the time of discharge, the hospital asked the kin to pay Rs 11,270 more.

Taking note of the incident, CM Chouhan assured strict action on the matter and said the culprits will not be spared.