On Saturday, a patient’s family member allegedly assaulted a doctor at Hyderabad’s Niloufer Hospital. The accused attacked the PG doctor, who works in the Paediatric Department and is in his last year, when he honked at him in the parking lot. The doctor’s nose and face were injured, according to photos obtained after the event.
The accused, Mohammed Shaffudin, had blocked the parking lot exit and refused to move even when the doctor, who was in his car, honked at him, according to a written complaint filed with the Nampally police station by the Hospital Superintendent. “At 2 p.m., the doctor was leaving the parking lot after his shift. The accused refused to allow the automobile to pass and blocked the exit. The accused began assaulting the doctor when the doctor honked at him, according to the complaint.
The accused then went over to the car, forcefully opened the door, hit the doctor on his face with his knuckle and tore his shirt, the complaint mentioned. Another female attendee of the patient also used abusive language towards the doctor.