Relatives thrash doctor for delaying treatment of patient in Dhule

The video footage of the doctor being assaulted has gone viral on the social media.

The incident happened last night, when a patient was brought to the emergency of the hospital, with a head injury.

Meanwhile, the doctors in have taken to the streets to protest against the beating up of their colleague.

One of the accused in Dhule doctor thrashing case, Pradeep Sadhashiv allegedly committed suicide in police custody on Tuesday. Doctors have now demanded strict security in hospital premises with rising incidents of doctor-patient friction.

In a shocking instance of lawlessness in Maharashtra, a doctor was thrashed by patient's relatives at a government hospital at Dhule city.

According to a report in ANI, the doctor sustained serious injuries on his chest and head and is now undergoing treatment.

The patient had suffered a head injury and his relatives were not happy when asked to take him to a different hospital. "The patient's relatives got angry when referral was made and started beating up the orthopedic doctor with rods and cots", a resident doctor told The Indian Express. He has also suffered an injury to the orbital bone that is present in the socket of the eye. "We will be working with black ribbons all over Maharashtra for tomorrow and will be conducting candle march in the evening".

  • Joanne Flowers