Trainee nurses in Bihar's Katihar district beat up doctor for trying to molest colleague; officials promise inquiry
The doctor allegedly tried to molest the trainee nurse on Saturday during a training session, but was thrashed soon after.
A group of trainee nurses at a hospital in Bihar's Katihar district thrashed a doctor after he allegedly tried to molest a colleague. A video of the nurses beating the doctor was widely shared on social media on Sunday.
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The incident took place on Saturday when a training session for the Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMS) was on, The Indian Express reported.
After the nurses reported the matter, the accused, who allegedly tried to molest a trainee nurse, was summoned by the hospital's civil surgeon. However, the incident took another turn when the accused tried to present his version of the incident. The nurses entered the room where he was being questioned and began to thrash him.
A few male staffers had tried to protect the doctor from the assault, but they could not stop the nurses. The police said the accused managed to flee through a rear exit, NDTV reported.
Order was restored in the hospital after the district administration brought in police personnel to the premises, according to Zee News. Officials said they will take stock of the situation and will investigate the alleged molestation attempt by examining CCTV footage.
The woman Himani's (20) father Pramod Kumar has been arrested on Sunday in this connection and he has confessed to his crime which he committed as he felt that his daughter has tarnished the name of his family
The girl is part of an event management firm and had gone to Bhopal in May and had met accused Abhishek Kuril, who lured her into a relationship and raped her, an official said