3 as­sault doc­tor over ‘neg­li­gence’, ar­rested

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI - G Mo­hi­ud­din Jeddy ht­for­nav­i­mum­bai@hin­dus­tan­times.com

NERUL: Four peo­ple were ar­rested on Fri­day for as­sault­ing a doc­tor, al­leg­ing neg­li­gence to­wards a pa­tient un­der­go­ing treat­ment for a heart at­tack.

The pa­tient is the fa­ther of one of the ac­cused.

Ac­cord­ing to the po­lice, Prem­nath Mha­tre and his rel­a­tives Som­nath Mha­tre, Ra­jesh Bhoir and Rakesh Bhoir al­legedly as­saulted Dr Ra­jat Khan­del­war of DY Patil Hos­pi­tal in Nerul on Thurs­day night.

Prem­nath’s fa­ther had been ad­mit­ted on Tues­day fol­low­ing a heart at­tack.

Deputy com­mis­sioner of po­lice (zone I) Shahji Umap said, “Prem­nath said that his fa­ther was not be­ing looked af­ter well.”

“Af­ter a few heated ex­changes with the doc­tor, Prem­nath and his rel­a­tives phys­i­cally as­saulted him,” said Umap.

Hos­pi­tal sources have de­nied any neg­li­gence by the doc­tor and said the pa­tient was be­ing given proper treat­ment.

The Nerul po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the case.

Prem­nath said his fa­ther was not be­ing looked af­ter well. Af­ter a heated ex­change with the doc­tor, Prem­nath and his rel­a­tives as­saulted the doc­tor of DY Patil hos­pi­tal. SHAHJI UMAP, deputy com­mis­sioner of po­lice (zone I)

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