“Dead” boy wakes up at funeral in Hubballi

The TV channel News9 reported that a 16 year old boy Kumar Maradi, who was declared “brain dead” by doctors, woke up at his funeral in Hubballi Dharwad district of Karnataka. The news channel reported that the boy had been bitten by a dog, and was admitted to a private hospital and had high fever . After a few days, the boy did not recover, the doctors declared that he was brain dead, and told his family members that they could take the body for funeral.
For the funeral , the body of the boy was bathed and his family, relatives were about to take him to the crematorium for the final rites, when the boy suddenly woke up.
It is a reflection of the medical system, that the boy could wake up after being declared dead, it would be interesting to know the socio economic background of the boy, whether his family was well connected enough. The name of the doctor or doctors who declared the boy brain dead was not mentioned.