Andhra Pradesh: Doctor tries to inject hospital chief with HIV blood
In a bizarre incident, a doctor allegedly tried to inject an HIV infected blood into a female medical superintendent at Proddatur district government hospital in Andhra Pradesh.
According to the police, orthopaedician David Raju reached the chambers of Dr Lakshmi Prasad, the hospital superintendent, tried to attack him with a syringe containing the blood of an HIV patient, reports Times of India. However, a member of the staff noticed the syringe in his hand and helped Dr Lakshmi Prasad avoid he attack.
The superintendent informed the higher authorities and police were rushed the spot. Dr Jayarajan, the District Coordinator of Hospital Services (DCHS), spoke to both doctors. Dr David Raju told him that despite discharging his duties properly, he was being harassed by the superintendent.
According to preliminary investigation, David Raju wanted to take revenge against Lakshmi Prasad as the latter often reprimanded him for dereliction of duty.
A case of attempt to murder was registered by the Proddatur police against David Raju who is presently in police custody. Investigation is on.