Mumbai Stampede: Shiv Sena workers thrash KEM hospital doctors for writing numbers on foreheads of bodies

Updated On : 01 Oct , 2017 , 12:10 PM
Mumbai Stampede: Shiv Sena workers thrash KEM hospital doctors for writing numbers on foreheads of bodies
Mumbai Stampede: Shiv Sena workers thrash KEM hospital doctors for writing numbers on foreheads of bodies
New Delhi:

The politics has intensified on the tragic Mumbai stampeded in which at least 23 people died and 38 others were injured. On Saturday, Shiv Sena workers allegedly assaulted two doctors of KEM hospital for marking numbers on the foreheads of deceased.

The doctors have filed an FIR and Police have registered a case against accused Shiv Sena workers. It was being said that Sena workers were angry on the writing of identification numbers on the forehead of Elphinstone stampede victims.

“The incident took place on Saturday evening when two Shiv Sena workers entered the cabin of Forensic Science Department head Dr Hari Pathak and thrashed him,” said a police official.

The police officials further informed that the accused also brought a sketch pen with them and tried to write something on the forehead of Dr Pathak.

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Along with the accused Sena workers, Mumbai Police is also searching for five other persons who provided help to them.

At least 23 people including a child were killed and 38 others suffered serious injuries in a rush-hour stampede caused after rumours of a bridge collapse in Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road station on Friday.

The stampede took place around 10:30 am on a small bridge connecting Elphinstone Road station and Parel station. According to the Western Railways, the bridge is five meters wide and 32 meters long having a dual exit.

First Published : Sunday, October 01, 2017 11:56 AM
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