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Drunk man thrashes CMO & 2 other doctors in Delhi, emergency services disrupted

New Delhi: The CMO along with two on duty doctors were assaulted atBabu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital by a 25 year old man brought by the police in to the hospital in an inebriated condition for medical examination. Accordingly, based on the complaints from the three victim doctors, the police registered an FIR under sections 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), and 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty) of the Indian Penal Code and section 4 of the Medicare Service Personnel and Medicare Service Institutions (Prevention of Violence and Damage to Property) Act, 2008.

As per the FIR, accessed by this newspaper, the accused, identified as Rahul was appehended by the cops for creating nuisance on a road and brought to the hospital for medical examination by a beat constable at midnight. As the doctors began examining the accused, he started misbehaving and abusing them, which finally escalated to physical assault on Dr Shivaratan, Dr Chinmey and the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) on duty Dr Kshetrimayun Shanta Singh. A complete pandemonium ensued at the hospital due to the incident, leading to disruption of emergency services for more than two hours. Several hospital property, like tables and chairs of the doctor’s room, blood pressure monitor were damaged, said the medico-legal case lodged against the offender.