BJP leader booked for threatening doctor


Express News Service    01 November 2017

THE POLICE Tuesday booked a BJP leader Parveen Bansal former district president of the party in Ludhiana for allegedly misbehaving with a doctor on duty at Civil Hospital. Doctors at the hospital who were on strike since Monday inconveniencing patients called off their strike Tuesday and resumed work. Emergency services were badly hit and patients had a harrowing time at Civil Hospital Monday. Bansal was booked for allegedly misbehaving threatening and using derogatory language with Dr HS Bains who was on emergency duty Saturday evening. Bains said that a woman from Nawanshahr who claimed to be a domestic violence victim came to him to get a medical legal report MLR prepared. Also as the alleged incident of domestic violence did not happen in Ludhiana district and was more than 24 hours old she had to first get an affidavit the doctor told her. However she called up BJP leader Parveen Bansal who reached the spot. The doctor said Bansal started threatening him with dire consequences if the report was not prepared. He also allegedly instructed the doctor on what should be written in the report. When the doctor said he would write only what he will examine Bansal allegedly threatened him to get transferred. Dr Avinash Jindal president Indian Medical Association IMA Ludhiana unit said Dr Bains joined Ludhiana hospital just four months ago and he did not know Bansal. Still he talked to him respectfully but Bansal kept interfering even as he was busy with other patients. Then he told him to write in report that the woman was having multiple injuries even if that wasn t the case. When the doctor refused he said he will get him transferred used derogatory language and said that he would show him his place. While leaving he even tried to punch the doctor. He also announced during the brawl that he will put corruption charges on Dr Bains. Bansal meanwhile in a statement claimed that Dr Bains demanded Rs 2 000 as bribe to prepare MLR report and he only went to the spot to expose corruption. The division number 2 police station registered FIR under section 186 obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions and 189 threat of injury to public servant of IPC. The police sent a letter confirming registration of the FIR to Civil Hospital following which doctors ended the strike Tuesday noon. Inspector Ashok Kumar SHO division number 2 police station said a probe was on and Bansal was yet to be arrested.

To comment on this article,
create a free account.

Sign Up to instantly get access to 10000+ Articles & 1000+ Cases

Already registered?

Login Now

Most Popular Articles

News and Updates

eMediNexus provides latest updates on medical news, medical case studies from India. In-depth medical case studies and research designed for doctors and healthcare professionals.