3 assault doctor over ‘negligence’, arrested
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)