BREAKING: Another Assam Doctor Assaulted
GUWAHATI: In yet another incident of assault on medical practitioners in the state, an octogenarian doctor was allegedly assaulted in Biswanath district.
Sources said that the incident happened on Wednesday evening at Majuligarh tea estate in Biswanath district where a group of mob allegedly attacked him. He was saved by his domestic help staff.
The victim has filed a complaint against the unknown miscreants with the Biswanath police
Police have identified the victim as one Basanta Kumar Goswami. He has been reportedly undergoing medical attention at a hospital.
According to police, Goswami was allegedly attacked by a group of miscreants while he was returning from his evening walk on Wednesday.
Police said that the victim has claimed to be targeted by a section of people in the tea garden who were opposing the strict implementation of Covid protocol in the area. Many were reportedly unhappy with the partial lockdown like situation in the area.
An investigation was on.
Earlier, an attack on one doctor Seuj Kumar Senapati at a Covid care centre in Hojai raised the security concerns of doctors on Covid duty across the nation. Police had nabbed over 25 people in connection to that case.