Three Men visiting patient at Sassoon Hospital assault doctor, vandalize hospital, held
Pune: A doctor attached to Sassoon General Hospital was recently assaulted by three men who were visiting a patient after the medical practitioner asked them to take off their footwear before entering the casualty ward, and adhere to the rule of only one person visiting the patient at a time.
However, the three men instead of listening to the doctor allegedly assaulted the doctor and the security guard and created a ruckus at the ward premises. They even vandalized the hospital properties including the doctor's cabin.
The accused have identified as Sohan Pawar (23), Yogesh Waghmare (22) and Suraj Waghmare (20) and have now been placed under arrest.
As per a current media report, the accused came to the casualty ward with the patient on Saturday afternoon after which the incident happened. While speaking to the The Indian Express, Sub-inspector Tukaram Phad of Bundgarden police station said, " The patient was admitted in the afternoon. Over the following couple of hours, the people who had accompanied the patient kept coming in and going out of the ward. When the in-charge doctor asked them to keep their footwear outside the ward and adhere to the rule of only one person visiting the patient at a time, the accused created a ruckus at the ward premises."
He also added that the accused manhandled the doctor, assaulted the security guard and also vandalized the doctor's cabin.