A huge protest by the doctors in Kottarakkara(trivandram) over the incident where the young doctor was stabbed to death by the suspect who was brought to the police for a medical examination. Doctors’ body Indian Medical Association (IMA) and KGMOA have called for a state-wide strike.
Doctors have announced a 24-hour strike. Meanwhile, the emergency department has been exempted from the strike. Doctors in the private sector have also announced a strike.
IMA State President Dr. IMA State President said that the Action Council will hold a special meeting at 1 pm to discuss the strike program. Zulfi Noor informed the media.
A young doctor who was on duty at the Kottarakkara taluk hospital was stabbed to death by the accused who was brought by the police for a medical examination. Vandana Menon (22), a resident of Manjoor, Kottayam, a house surgeon at Kottarakkara Taluk Hospital, died. He is a student of Azizia Medical College, Kollam.
The tragic incident happened around 4:30 am today. Sandeep, who was caught in the beating, was taken to the hospital for medical examination. The violent suspect stabbed the doctor with hospital scissors. He was stabbed in the neck and face. The critically injured doctor was rushed to a Thiruvananthapuram hospital in the morning but died.
S. who is a teacher of the UP School of the respondent Nedumbana at Kudavattur Srinilayam. Sandeep (42) was arrested. Four other people, including policemen, were stabbed. Hospital home guard Alex Kutty, Kottarakkara police station SI Manilal, Baby Mohan and Sandeep’s cousin Binu were injured in the attack by the accused.
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