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Doctor assaulted in hospital, 2 held

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A doctor of a reputed medical establishment in the city has been assaulted allegedly by members of a patient's family leading to his hospitalisation.

Based on the complaints of the doctors at the Kothari Medial Centre, Alipore police station today arrested two youths from the locality for allegedly assaulting Dr Gulam Haider, police said.


The youths were released on bail.

The incident happened yesterday evening when two teenage sisters went to Dr Haider for check-up at the hospital.

"The two sisters were talking to me when suddenly this man entered my chamber and started disturbing me. When I protested he threatened me and went out. He returned with five or six other men," Dr Haider, who was undergoing treatment for his injuries at the same hospital alleged.

"They threatened me to come out of my chamber and when I refused to they started beating me up," the doctor, who was hit on his nose and right eye said.

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