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Mob ransacks OPD of govt hospital

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

An Out Patient Department (OPD) of a hospital at Ulhasnagar in district was vandalised allegedly by members of two groups, police said today.

The incident occurred yesterday when two persons booked by the police for assaulting each other were taken to the Central Hospital for medical check-up, said senior police inspector of the Central Police Station V C Dolas.

He said the supporters of the duo too arrived at the hospital and an argument ensued, culminating into a fight.

The mob vandalised the OPD as well as furniture and also abused the doctors and hospital staff who tried to intervene.

Police have booked ten persons under various sections of the including rioting, the Medical Services Association Rules, the Criminal Amendment Act and under the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 21:25 IST