Man dies in Palghar hospital; son, friend assault doctor

PTI Jun 12, 2019

Two persons have been booked for allegedly assaulting a doctor at the sub-district hospital in Dahanu in Maharashtra's Palghar district, police said on June 11.


An official said the 17-year-old son of a patient who died at the hospital June 10 and his friend punched Dr Ocean D'Souza, the medical officer on duty at the facility, several times, leaving the latter with a nose injury. Palghar police spokesperson Hemant Katkar said the two, both residents of Vangaon nearby, have been charged under relevant sections of the IPC for assault, adding that no arrests had been made as yet.

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