The assault was caught on camera. The incident happened on Monday night when the family members of the patient dragged the doctor and started beating him brutally. The video which went viral shows a crowd which included relatives of patients, beating up the doctor at the Dhule civil hospital.
Maharashtra: Doctor beaten up by patient's relatives allegedly due to delay in treatment at a hospital in Dhule on the night of 12 March pic.twitter.com/2ptLVRl9En— ANI (@ANI_news) March 14, 2017
Meanwhile, the doctors in Dhule protested against beating up of their colleague in a hospital by patient's relatives and are demanding more protection.
The police said that nine identified persons have been arrested and that an FIR has been registered against the accused, who can be seen beating up the doctor, under relevant sections of the IPC.