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Tripura High Court holds late-night hearing ; cancels bails of 5 persons involved in assaulting Doctor

The High Court of Tripura for the first time in state’s history, sits at night on urgent basis to hear a petition filed by the state government challenging an interim bail order passed by a lower court in favour of five persons involved in assaulting a doctor of IGM hospital.

Considering the facts and importance of the case, the High Court of Tripura stays the bail order of the five persons involved in assaulting a doctor of IGM hospital.

Dr. Dipankar Debnath, Gynaecologist in the IGM hospital was attacked by a mob for alleged wrong treatment.

Dr. Debnath was dragged out of his chamber in the hospital and was beaten severely by wooden faggots and other blunt devices.

The private security staff of the hospital tried hard to overcome the situation but it was all the way ill-equipped to tackle the mob frenzy, according to eyewitnesses.

After getting information from the hospital authorities the police officials, reached the spot and recovered him unconscious.

According to police sources, Mampi Das (20) wife of Govinda Das was admitted at IGM with ‘Preterm labour’ but her condition deteriorated and when Doctor informed the family members about critical condition of the patient, Govinda Das along with others started threatening the Doctor. At around 11.45 pm last night, the patient collapsed which aggravated Das further, however, in presence of Police, family members were convinced and left the Hospital. But, the relatives of the deceased started to gather in the hospital premises since last night and carried out the attack in a well planned manner



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