An angry mob thrashed a doctor in Assam’s Hojai district on Tuesday over the death of his family member. The video of this vandalism in the Kovid Care Center itself has become increasingly viral on social media, after which the Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma himself told the police to take the matter seriously and punish the culprits severely. is. In this episode, Sarma told on Wednesday that the police have arrested 24 accused. Along with this, Sarma also shared the names of all the accused in his tweet.
It has been told that this case was of a Kovid Care Center in Udali, Hojai. When Dr. Suze Kumar Senapati was on duty here, a person named Giazuddin of Pipal Pukhuri village died of corona. Referring to the assault, the doctor said that after this some relatives of the patient came to him and said that his condition was serious.
When the doctors went to see the patient, they informed the family members of Giazuddin’s death. Soon after, the family members of Giazuddin, who were present there, surrounded the doctor and beat him up after abusing him.
Assam: Doctors at Guwahati medical college and hospital(GMCH) staged protest demanding inquiry in an incident where a doctor was attacked by mob in Hojai district y’day,following a COVID patient’s death
Seeing the anger of the relatives of the deceased, most of the staff fled from the Kovid Center. However, the commander got trapped and closed his door. But the angry mob broke inside the door and hit them with stones, plates and other things. The mob fled after injuring the doctor. Senapati was later admitted to another hospital by some people.
The Assam Medical Service Association has expressed displeasure over this incident. At the same time, the Assam branch of IMA called upon all the doctors not to go to the service of outside patients on Wednesday. The organization has demanded that early action should be taken in this matter and armed soldiers should be prepared outside the hospitals.
The IMA said that if it does not get assurance on the demands from the government, it will call a boycott of all non-emergency services from June 3. However, Special DGP (Law and Order) of Assam Police GP Singh said that the culprits would be punished.