Shocking: Mumbai T2 officials dump a diabetic patient outside terminal

Mumbai: Mumbai's new T2 terminal authorities dumped  a 52-year-old diabetic patient John Valentine D'Souza  outside the terminal and left him unattended for two hours on Sunday.John Valentine D'Souza who was heading back to Kuwait on
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India TV News Desk 10 Mar 2014, 12:08 PM IST
Mumbai: Mumbai's new T2 terminal authorities dumped  a 52-year-old diabetic patient John Valentine D'Souza  outside the terminal and left him unattended for two hours on Sunday.

John Valentine D'Souza who was heading back to Kuwait on a 6.10 am Kuwait Airlines flight, collapsed inside the terminal following a hypoglycemia attack but airport officials did not provide him any medical assistance and left him outside terminal ,considering him drunk.

Hypoglycemia is a medical emergency where blood sugar levels fall drastically. Doctors said a hypoglycemia attack in a diabetic person can be lethal and even be fatal.

Airport officials called up  D'Souza's wife and casually asked her to come and pick him up because he is drunk and had been offloaded by the airline.

D'Souza's wife informed the official that D'Souza was a  diabetic and has had hypoglycemia attacks before, where he suddenly faints.

She pleaded to the official to give John something sweet to revive him. But the airport official said there was nothing he can do till we reach and he let D'Souza be unattended in an unconscious situation.

D'Souza's family has filed a complaint against the airport officials alleging ignorance and unacceptable behaviour with travelers.
 
   
 

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