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Patient's kin attack Rainbow Hospital staff; one arrested

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Attacks on hospital staff continue to happen in Hyderabad even as doctors across the country demand stringent punishments for those resorting to such...

Hyderabad: Attacks on hospital staff continue to happen in Hyderabad even as doctors across the country demand stringent punishments for those resorting to such acts.

Freshly, Hyderabad police arrested one Rafiq for attacking security and hospital staff of Rainbow Hospital, Banjara Hills. The incident occurred on August 14 night.

Rafiq and another four relatives of a seven-year-old girl, who was being treated at the hospital for Dengue Fever for the past ten days, thrashed the hospital staff around 10 pm on Wednesday night over the issue of not allowing them in the lift that was carrying emergency medicines for ICU ward, according to a press release from the hospital.

Rafiq and his friends physically assaulted the staff later, visuals of which were captured in CCTV cameras.

After the hospital lodged a complaint, police examined the footage and registered a case. Rafiq was arrested within 24 hours and the case is currently under investigation.

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