Bhopal : Under scanner for sexual harassment charges, Hamidia Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr Dipak Maravi resigns

Dr Ashish Gohiya given charge as MS

FP News ServiceUpdated: Monday, June 27, 2022, 07:39 PM IST
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Hamidia Hospital, Bhopal | FP

Mithlesh Pandey

BHOPAL (Madhya Pradesh)

Having been under the scanner for days following charges of sexual harassment from nurses, Dr Dipak Maravi, finally resigned from post of medical superintendent of Hamidia Hospital on Monday.

However, the investigating committee had given clean chit to the officer but the charges leveled against him continued to haunt him.

Gandhi Medical College (GMC) Professor Dr Ashish Gohiya who is an Orthopedic Surgeon, has been appointed Medical Superintendent while HoD (Anatomy) Gandhi Medical College Dr Vandana Sharma has been deputed as medical superintendent and Assistant Professor Dr Jeevan Singh Meena has been appointed additional medical superintendent, according to an order of Gandhi Medical College Dean’s office, issued on Monday evening.

On June 14, nurses of Hamidia Hospital, in letter addressed to the CM, Director General of Police (DGP), TI (Koh-e-Fiza), Medical education minister, Health minister, had level serious charges of sexual harassment against Dr Dipak Maravi.

Divisional Commission Gulshan Bamra, on the instruction of Medical Education minister Vishwas Sarang, had constituted a committee to record statement of nurse and within a week. Dr Maravi was given clean chit. Finger was raised on the investigation as it was made while Dr Maravi continued on the post of the Medical Superintendent. Investigations were carried out without removing Dr Maravi.

Tainted Past

Previously, Dr Dipak Maravi had landed in soup in the past as well in honey-trap on August 29, 2020. However, on the complaint of Dr Deepak Maravi, crime branch had arrested a girl and others for blackmailing and kidnapping. The accused were posing as media persons while meeting Dr Maravi.

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