UP: Junior doctors defy social distancing, beat pharmacist

The pharmacist asked them to maintain social distancing.
UP: Junior doctors defy social distancing, beat pharmacist
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The junior resident doctors of Bahraich medical collegeallegedly beat up the Chief Pharmacist of the district hospital and hissubordinates when they asked the doctors to maintain social distancing.

Virendra Singh, the Chief Pharmacist of the districthospital, said that he was in his office on Tuesday when Dr Hashmat Ali, DrVindhyavasini and Dr Amit Kumar Shukla entered the room.

The pharmacist asked them to maintain social distancing.

The doctors, apparently annoyed, left the room and laterreturned with a group of other resident doctors and assaulted him and hisjuniors.

Later, the pharmacists sat on a dharna, demanding actionagainst the accused.

Police officials said that they had received a compliant andwere investigating the matter.

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