Chhattisgarh Doctor assaulted by jail guard, colleagues boycott OPD services demanding action
Raipur: A doctor attached to Bhim Rao Ambedkar Hospital was recently thrashed and assaulted by a jail guard after a verbal spat broke out between the medical practitioner and the guard, who was irked over delay in MRI scanning of an ill prisoner.
Condemning the incident, the doctors associated with the Junior Doctors' Association of Raipur boycotted the OPD services of the hospital along with all elective procedures on Tuesday demanding strict action against the accused jail guard.
The incident took place at Ambedkar hospital's Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College on Monday late evening, when a jail guard Shatrughan Rao to get a medical examination of an ill prisoner from Dantewada. For MRI scanning, Rao had to wait in a long queue. Irked, he started shouting at the technicians. A verbal spat broke out between the guard and technicians when he complained about running from one corner to other for tests.