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On Monday, six resident doctors, three from the orthopedic and Medicine department, respectively of the King George’s Medical University (KGMU) were suspended from all medical responsibilities after a clash between resident doctors of the two departments in the early hours of Sunday.
The suspension will continue till the investigation against them is done. On Sunday, an FIR for harassment, rioting and assault was registered at the Chowk police station against four orthopaedic resident doctors based on the complaint of resident doctors of the medicine department. One more FIR was registered against resident doctors of both departments for creating obstruction in patient treatment at the trauma center and causing damage to public property.
The suspended resident doctors were recognized as Rahul Shukla, Shubham Singh and Anurag Rao of the orthopedic department and Mayank Kumar, Pradyumna Mal and Krishna Pal Singh Parmar of the medicine department.
A statement released by the KGMU administration said that on Saturday night, two resident doctors of the orthopedic department lost consciousness after consuming too much alcohol at a birthday party. The two doctors were brought by other resident doctors of the department, who were also in adrunk state, to the trauma center. The orthopedic resident doctors who brought the two patients started abusing the resident doctors at the trauma center and manhandling them.The police were informed and the matter was solved. Nevertheless, later, medicine department resident doctors called other doctors from their department and went to the orthopedic department and created a commotion.
According to the sources, a five-member investigatory panel, headed by university professor GP Singh, will inquire regardingthe incident and submit a report within three days.