Gujarat: FIR against 2 for slapping, assaulting resident doctor of Sola Hospital
Ahmedabad: Cases of violence against doctors seem no bound as a resident doctor at the Gujarat Medical Education and Research Society (GMERS) Hospital in Sola area was slapped and assaulted by two men on Monday.
The duo has been booked by the police. An FIR has been lodged at Sola High Court police station against the two attackers identified as Harish Parmar and Jigar Parmar, residents of Wankarvas in Sola village of Ahmedabad.
The incident took place on Monday around 1.45 am when the accused who met with road accident reached the hospital's emergency ward for treatment. The doctor asked them to go to the X-ray department. He further told one of them to get a stretcher for his friend. However, the man started fooling around instead of getting the stretcher.
When asked by the medical practitioner to keep quiet, the accused started hurling expletives and slapped him. Another resident tried to stop the man from assaulting the doctor. However, he too was beaten.
"The accused met with an accident at Bhagwat intersection road in Ahmedabad and received injuries on their hands, head and legs… I had asked them to go to the X-ray department and asked Jigar to get a stretcher for his friend. Jigar started fooling around while getting the stretcher and I asked him to stay quiet… He started hurling expletives and slapped me… My help Arvind Kumar tried to intervene and he was also assaulted…" Dr Hitesh Chauhan mentioned in his complaint.
As per a recent media report in The Indian Express, taking note of the complaint, police have booked the two men under Indian Penal Code sections 323 for causing hurt, 324 for causing grievous hurt, 332 for assaulting public servant, 294b for obscenity.