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Another doc beaten up in Assam

MANGALDAI, JUN 8 (AGENCIES) | Publish Date: 6/8/2021 1:10:40 PM IST

 After the horrific incident of Dr Seuj Senapati of Hojai, another doctor was attacked at Kharupetia in Darrang district on Sunday. Dr Ahmed Ali, working at Tezpur Medical College, was undergoing treatment at Afreen Health Care Center in Nimtali area of Kharupetia on Friday evening, reports The Sentinel Assam.

As per reports, a young man named Rahul Amin, who introduced himself as the General Secretary of the District Youth Congress, allegedly attacked Dr Ali and his wife at the healthcare centre.
According to the reports, the Congress leader along with his sister Pinki Begum visited the hospital for treatment. As the doctor was looking for another patient at that time and told him to wait, he burst out in anger and allegedly started to misbehave with the doctor and attacked him physically. Dr Ali’s wife was also physically assaulted when she came into rescue of the doctor.
The Congress leader and his sister fled when the Kharupetia police arrived at the spot. Dr Ali has filed an FIR at Kharupetia police station. In this case, the attack on the doctor in the workplace has been strongly condemned by various groups as an attack on human rights. Local people and family members have demanded strict action against the accused. In this case, the attack on the doctor in the workplace has been strongly condemned by various groups as an attack on human rights.
The incident came to light amidst the hue and cry demanding justice for junior Dr Senapati who was brutally assaulted by at least 28 miscreants in Hojai recently. He was attacked by over 24 relatives of a patient including women. The relatives lost their cool after their patient died within hours of being hospitalised.
 They started hitting Dr Senapati and kicking him as the doctor lay on the ground. After arresting 24 people involved in the physical assault case of Dr Senapati at Lanka in the Hojai district, another two persons have been arrested on June 2.

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