Maharashtra doctor thrashed by patient's relatives, blinded in one eye

Sriparna Ghosh
Dr. Rohan Mamunkar beaten up

Dr. Rohan Mamunkar, an orthopedic senior resident doctor of a Goverment Medical College (GMC) in Dhule, Maharashtra was beaten black and blue on Sunday night after he asked the family members of a patient to take him to another centre since there was no neurosurgeon on duty.

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The relatives of the patient- who was brought in with a head injury- ganged up on him.

Dhule Hospital, Maharashtra
Dr. Rohan Mamunkar

The doctor sustained several injuries on his abdomen, chest, head and even the orbital bone that is present in the socket of the eye. He has become blind in one eye and is in the Intensive Care Unit.

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