Bhubaneswar, Nov 3: A delegation of senior doctors of Odisha including Dr. Biswajit Sahu, Dr. Nirmal Ch. Mohapatra, Dr. Tanmoy Mohanty, Dr. Asutosh Mohapatra met DGP Abhay today and expressed their anguish on assault of Dr. B.N. Mohapatra, Superintendent of Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital (PRMC) in Baripada of Mayurbhanj district.
The doctor was manhandled by relatives a 17-year-old girl suffering from thalassemia who died on Monday due to alleged negligence of doctors. The delegation of doctors demanded exemplary action against the accused persons.
DGP informed them that one person has been arrested in this connection and assured them of deterrent action in this case. DGP also assured them that both preventive and punitive measures will be strengthened by police relating to such incidents.