PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department and Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar management did not take any action against doctors and officials of the LRH hospital who were responsible for the death of Alisha, a transgender who died in LRH hospital. Alisha was a transgender who received multiple bullet wounds and succumbed to her injures on 25 May as after the death of Alisha an inquiry committee was constituted to find out the death and other legal measures of the incident. The inquiry committee has asked the LRH medical director, hospital director and professors of the surgery and orthopedic wards a take strict action against anyone guilty of criminal negligence. The inquiry report said that the patient may have survived if they were immediately operated on while the committee also asked the government and officials to take severe steps against those officials who responsible. The report further added that when the transgender was shifted to the ward of the hospital, no one in the ward provided him treatment and the delayed access to medical facilities had contributed to her death. An official of the health department, while talking to Daily Times said that the LRH shifted the inquiry report to the health department to take action against the concerned officials of the hospitals. “As the government passed a law and declared the teaching hospitals autonomous, there was no need to send the documents of the inquiry to the health department, but the hospital itself took action against those responsible,” the official added. The enquiry report further added that the ward in which Alisha was shifted had no senior doctors present, with only Trainee Medical Officers and House Officers performing their duties. After Alisha’s death, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government announced a fund of Rs 200 million for the welfare of transgenders on the demands of civil society and human rights activists.