Two doctors, who have been returning house after finishing their responsibility, have been allegedly attacked in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayawada on Friday night time.
Four males, in an inebriated situation, attacked the 2 junior doctors in two separate incidents on the identical night time in Vijayawada, police stated.
“The miscreants first attacked a junior doctor returning home in his car. He, however, managed to drive away with some damage to his car. But, soon after another junior doctor, who was on his bike, was stopped by the drunk men. They also torched his two-wheeler and fled from the spot,” police stated.
The police have now registered a case in opposition to the accused and a probe is underway. The police are attempting to nab the accused primarily based on CCTV footage out there in the world.
Earlier, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) demanded the Centre carry in a regulation to guard doctors and different healthcare employees amid an increase in incidents of violence in opposition to medical employees working to battle novel coronavirus.
Referring to the violence and assaults confronted by the healthcare staff amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the IMA stated it has proven a lot restraint in spite of maximum provocations. “That doesn’t suggest our endurance is countless. Abuse, violence, spitting, the pelting of stones, denial of entry to societies and residential lodging have been tolerated thus far since we anticipated the governments to do their regular responsibility.”
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