CUMILLA: Police have arrested three siblings for assaulting a doctor physically at a private hospital in Cumilla.
They were sent to jail through court on Tuesday afternoon. The arrestees are Mozammel Hossain Ayan, Abdullah Al Mamun Ananta and Abdul Kader Anik of Noagaon area of the city.
Following the incident, the doctor filed a case with Kotwali Police Station against eight people including the three brothers.
Tanvir, a doctor at Manipal AFC Hospital at Durgapur area under Adarsha Sadar upazila, said a Covid-19 patient admitted to Cumilla General Hospital was referred to Cumilla Medical College Hospital on Sunday but the relatives brought the patient at Manipal AFC Hospital.
“When I requested them to take the patient to Cumilla Medical College Hospital, they became furious and engaged in altercation with me. At that time, they suddenly attacked me and beat me severely,” Dr Tanvir said.
Police later raided accused Ananta’s house and arrested him on Monday afternoon. Two other accused Ayon and Anik were arrested on Monday night from Dhaka’s Maghbazar area.
Cumilla Additional Superintendent of Police (Sadar Circle) Sohan Sarkar said three siblings who are the accused in the case have been arrested within 24 hours after the incident.