AIIMS Patna files FIR against Kanhaiya Kumar, several others over alleged misconduct with hospital staff

Patna: A case was lodged on Monday against former JNU Students Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar and his dozens of supporters over their alleged misbehaviour with a doctor, nurses and a security guard of AIIMS-Patna, police said.

"An FIR was lodged following a directive from state Health Department after AIIMS-Patna doctors threatened to go on indefinite strike if action is not taken against them soon," said Phulwarisharif Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mohd Qaiser Alam said.

File image of Kanhaiya Kumar. PTI

File image of Kanhaiya Kumar. PTI

After an emergency meeting on Monday morning, the doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) issued an ultimatum to the government to take action against Kanhaiya and his supporters by 5 pm, failing which they would go on strike.

Protesting doctors have communicated about the incident to the Union Health Minister and the Bihar government.

According to doctors, Kanhaiya along with his dozens of supporters, visited the hospital in Patna on Sunday night to meet an All India Students Federation (AISF) leader Sushil Kumar, undergoing treatment there.

During their stay at the AIIMS, some of them misbehaved and threatened the doctor on duty, nurses and the security guard.

However, the AISF refuted the allegations made by the doctors.

Kanhaiya Kumar, who is associated with the Communist Party of India's (CPI) student body, AISF, is likely to contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Begusarai seat in Bihar.

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Updated Date: Oct 15, 2018 22:02 PM

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