Doctor beaten up

Phulbani: Relatives and friends of a Sub-Inspector allegedly assaulted a doctor of the district hospital here alleging medical negligence of the doctor was responsible for the death of the SI, police sources said on Sunday.

N R Deo, SI of police fell down down from his scooter and became unconscious. He was immediately rushed to the district hospital where he was declared dead by the doctor yesterday.

Alleging negligence by the doctor in attending to Deo, a mob including relatives and colleagues of SI allegedly beat up the doctor-on-duty Sambit Kumar Das, the sources said.

Police force rushed to the spot and rescued the doctor, they said.