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Andhra Pradesh doctor tries to jab senior doctor with HIV blood in a government hospital

A doctor tried to jab HIV +ve virus at his hospital superintendent at a government hospital in Andhra Pradesh’s Kadapa.


  |  Updated On : August 20, 2017 06:06 PM
A doctor tried to jab his senior with HIV blood in a hospital in Andhra Pradesh. (Representative Image/Source: PTI)

A doctor tried to jab his senior with HIV blood in a hospital in Andhra Pradesh. (Representative Image/Source: PTI)

New Delhi :  

A doctor tried to jab HIV+ve virus at his senior at a government hospital in Andhra Pradesh’s Kadapa.

According to a Time of India report, an orthopaedician Dr David Raju holding a syringe containing HIV +ve blood stormed into the hospital superintendent Dr Lakshmi Prasad’s cabin on Friday morning.

The report added that superintendent of the hospital managed to dodge the attack after a hospital raised an alert on on seeing a syringe filled with blood being carried by Raju.

The incident was reported at Proddatur police station and the accused doctor was detained by hospital staffs till the time police arrived.

Police investigating the case suspect the incident was result of a grudge.

The accused doctor claimed that he was repeatedly being harassed by the hospital superintendent.

District Coordinator of Hospital Services (DCHS), Dr Jayarajan has been asked to inquire the incident.

Hospital's staff are protesting against the incident and demanding stern action against Dr Raju.

A hospital staff staging protest told the media, “Dr. Raju went to the special ward for HIV patients. He withdrew blood from a patient and attacked the senior doctor.”

First Published: Sunday, August 20, 2017 05:50 PM


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