A case was lodged towards 10 individuals, six of whom had been detained, on Saturday for allegedly attacking a physician after the demise of a suspected COVID-19 affected person in Veraval in Gujarat’s Gir Somnath district, the police stated.
The incident passed off late Friday evening at a authorities COVID hospital after a 20-year-old lady died a couple of hours earlier after being shifted in a crucial situation from a non-public facility, a Veraval Metropolis police station official stated.
“Ten folks attacked the physician and broken property just like the gate and cabin of the COVID hospital. These detained are Akram Siraj, Hamin Siraj, Moin Siraj, Aijaj Siraj, Arif Siraj and Mohammad Sohel Siraj,” he stated.
Dr Akash Shah, who has a non-public apply in Veraval and was deputed on the COVID hospital for every week as per the order of the district Justice of the Peace, stated in his grievance that the suspected COVID-19 affected person was dropped at the hospital in crucial situation on Friday afternoon after being referred from a non-public hospital.
The affected person was instantly shifted to the ICU ward the place she died a couple of hours later, after which some folks began arguing with him after which assaulted him, the grievance added.
They’ve been charged below a bit pertaining to violence towards well being care personnel of Epidemic Ailments (Modification) Ordinance, 2020, other than IPC, the Catastrophe Administration Act, the Prevention of Injury to Public Property Act for illegal meeting, rioting, voluntarily inflicting harm and many others, police stated.