Hindustan Times (Lucknow)

4 ARRESTED FOR THRASHING K’TAKA DOCTOR AFTER DEATH OF CHILD

- HT Correspond­ent letters@hindustant­imes.com

BENGALURU: The Karnataka Associatio­n Of Resident Doctors on Wednesday wrote a letter to chief minister B S Yediyurapp­a, demanding protection of health care workers in the state, days after a doctor was brutally assaulted over the death of a six-year-old boy during treatment.

Four people were arrested in connection with the assault on Monday. The doctor is undergoing treatment at a hospital and is out of danger, police said.

Condemning the incident, the associatio­n demanded the formation of a state-level legal cell to tackle such assaults on health care workers who are working hard amid the pandemic.

“Doctors across Karnataka are putting their best to bring out the best health care facility possible.

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