Two held for assault on doctor in Hyderabad

According to the police, the incident happened on Friday evening when a woman approached a clinic with a child. 

By Author  |  Published: 31st Dec 2018  3:29 pm
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Hyderabad: The City Police have arrested two persons for allegedly assaulting a doctor in Himayatnagar two days ago. The suspects have however alleged that the doctor had misbehaved with a woman resulting in the incident.

According to the police, the incident happened on Friday evening when a woman approached a clinic with a child.

“There was some issue between the doctor Michael Aranha and the woman following which the latter called her family members who attacked the doctor,” said Narayanguda Sub Inspector Narayanguda, B  Dayakar Reddy.

Following a complaint lodged by the doctor, the police registered a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Telangana Medical Service Persons and Medical Service Institutions (prevention of violence and damages to property) Act, after which two persons, Mustafa and Abu Fazil, were arrested.

The police said that they were registering a case against the doctor as well following a complaint made by the woman.

Meanwhile, the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP), Twin Cities said that private clinics, nursing homes and a few corporate hospitals have shut down outpatient services for paediatric cases for the next 24 hours in the State capital.  The IAP, Twin Cities also condemned the attack on Dr. Aranha.