The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the BMC to pay compensation of not less that Rs10 lakh to Mohan and Mohini Nerurkar, whose three-day-old child was stolen from Sion Hospital on January 1.
Justices Bilal Nazki and AR Joshi said the Nerurkars must be compensated for the mental trauma they went through and told the BMC to state the amount on Thursday.
For the Nerurkars, the ruling did not bring much cheer. "We are happy about the action the court is taking against the erring officers, but we want the police to find our little boy," Mohan said.
"We came here for our child, not for the money," Mohini said.