In yet another incident of attack on health care professionals, a doctor was allegedly assaulted in Assam’s Darrang district.

Dr Ahmed Ali, a physician posted at the Tezpur Medical College and Hospital (TMCH) alleged that he was assaulted by the son of a patient at a clinic at Nimtoli under Kharupetia police station in Darrang district.

Ali alleged that a local Youth Congress worker Rahul Amin assaulted him because his mother was made to wait for a long time.

Based on the complaint lodged by Ali with Kharupetia police station, a case has been registered.

Back-to-back incidents of attack on doctors engaged in treatment of COVID patients in Hailakandi and Hajoi districts of Assam had hit the national headlines.

A young doctor, identified as Seuj Senapati, was brutally beaten up by a mob and relatives of a Covid-19 patient after the patient died had at Odali Covid-19 care centre in  Hojai district.

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