Media persons beaten by doctors at Jinnah Hospital

Posted on 31 March 2010 by PakBee - Total hits: 5,228

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LAHORE: Dozen of media persons have been subjected to the horrible torture by doctors in the presence of police at Jinnah Hospital here on Wednesday.

Tension began when media persons went to hospital to cover a demonstration staged by the relative of 60-year-old patient, who died due to alleged negligence of the doctor.

They doctors became annoyed when journalists asked them the reason for the death of patient. Instead of answering the questions, they started beating the media persons.

According to Geo correspondent Faisal Karim, media persons were invited for talks at the hospital’s conference room, where they were beaten again both by the doctors and police.

Faisal said he was also among the journalists, who were also severely beaten by the doctors-turned-rioters.

According to report, hospital’s main gate has been closed after the incident.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has taken the notice of incident and formed an inquiry committee.

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One Response to “Media persons beaten by doctors at Jinnah Hospital”

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    JAUSR Says:

    Media is 90% corrupt and negligent itself in pakistan…
    these under matric illiterate and ill mannered people call them journalists???
    There should be a check on it as who should be eligible for journalism?Any professional degree they have?Certainly not…
    They are extremely irresponsible…
    They deserve more than this…

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