Rally against attack on doctor


Larkana: A protest rally was staged here Tuesday against attack on a doctor. As per details, after a General Body meeting held at Paeds Surgery Hall, the members of Pakistan Medical Association, Chandka Teachers Association, Paramedics of Chandka Hospital & PPHI, APCA members, Hindu Panchayat and civil society staged protest rally from Paeds Surgery Department which marched on different streets and held a demonstration at Jinnah Bagh roundabout.

The protestors demanded arrest of the offenders involved in attack on Dr. Partab Rai, Trainee Registrar of Paeds Medicine Department of Chandka Hospital. They also demanded transfer of SSP Khalid Mustafa Korai from Larkana.

The protest was led by Dr. Ikram Tunio and Dr. Shah Baig Chandio, Dr. Qayoom Memon of PMA, Advocate Kalapna Devi, Chairwoman, Hindu Panchayat, Aijaz Mirani of APCA, Zulfiqar Sahto & Shahi Jagirani of Paramedics Association and was participated by senior & junior doctors, paramedics and clerks as well as civil society members in large numbers.

They were holding banners and chanting slogans against the police for their failure to curb crime. The PMA and others in a joint meeting decided that from Wednesday (today) all OPDs will be boycotted from 11.30 am daily and then all doctors will gather at PMA office from where they will stage sit-in & hold protest demo regularly at any main road of Larkana which will continue till the SSP Korai is transferred out of the district.

The protest was participated by Professors Malik Hussain Jalbani, Saifullah Jamro, Badar Junejo, Dr. Iqbal Jagirani and others.

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