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Assam doctor brutally beaten by patient’s attendants; video sparks outrage

HOJAI: In a shocking incident a doctor was brutally beaten by the attendants of a  patient in a hospital in Assam.

Reportedly, the incident took place at Udali Model Hospital, Hojai on Tuesday where Dr. Seuj kumar Senapati was brutally assaulted by some attendants of a COVID patient who died.


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Narrating the incident Dr. Senapati said, “At about 2PM, some attendants started complaining that their patient had not urinated since morning. When I rushed to check I realised that the patient had already died. Then they started attacking me and other staff of the hospital. They even destroyed hospital property. Me and my colleagues ran inside the wards to save ourselves. However, they forcefully entered and started beating me”.

The attendants attacked Dr. Senapati along with other staff with whatever they could get hold of, the doctor added who is currently undergoing treatment for his wounds.

The police reached to the spot much later and brought the situation under control. They are continuing to investigate the matter.

Dr. Senapati was recently posted to Hojai and it was second day of service in the hospital.

The incident has created an outrage among the medical community of the state as being the frontline workers, the medical community has been relentlessly rendering their service during the pandemic.

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