Nowshera: Pabbi hospital staff manhandled, accused held
NOWSHERA: Doctors and paramedical staff of Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Pabbi called off their strike after the arrest of the accused for allegedly manhandling the staff, on Friday. Sources said a woman, who was seriously injured in road accident, was taken to the hospital followed by a large crowd of the people. She was admitted to the casualty ward. It was reported that three youths, identified as Jawad, Ramazan and Fahad, entered the casualty ward and indulged in brawl with the paramedics present in the ward.
The accused escaped from the hospital after beating the paramedics, but the doctors and paramedics refused to attend any patient in the hospital. DSP Pabbi Pervez Khan rushed to the hospital to persuade the doctors to call off the strike as the patients were being suffered.
Medical Superintendent Dr Arshad told the DSP that they would not call off their strike until the accused were arrested. It was reported that the police raided the houses of the accused and arrested them. However, the doctors and paramedics called off their strike after the arrest of the accused.