Meerut: In a shocking turn of events at Meerut's LLRM Medical College in Uttar Pradesh, a family seeking urgent medical attention for their injured 5-year-old child fell victim to the hooliganism of junior doctors. The incident occurred late at night when the family arrived at the hospital with their injured child. The young child's hand was tragically severed after an accidental fall into a fodder machine. Desperate for immediate medical aid, the family rushed to LLRM Medical College seeking assistance. However, instead of finding solace and care, they were met with a horrifying display of violence.
The video of the incident is going viral on social media
The incident was caught on camera and the video of the incident is going viral on social media. Reports indicate that the doctors on duty callously abandoned their responsibility to treat the child, opting instead to resort to physical aggression against the already distressed family. Shockingly, the child's cries for help were met with further brutality, intensifying the trauma of the situation. The situation deteriorated further as the violence escalated. A member of the family, in an attempt to protect their child, was subjected to such severe beating that she lost consciousness. The family's pleas for mercy fell on deaf ears, and the assault continued unabated.
Three junior doctors involved in the assault have been suspended
The footage highlights the shocking lack of empathy and professionalism displayed by the junior doctors, who are entrusted with the care and well-being of patients. In response to the incident, authorities at LLRM Medical College have taken immediate action. Three junior doctors involved in the assault have been suspended pending further investigation. However, questions are being raised about the role of the medical principal and the protection extended to the accused doctors.
Doctors are meant to be beacons of compassion and empathy
This deeply disturbing incident serves as a stark reminder of the need for comprehensive reforms in medical education and training. Doctors are meant to be beacons of compassion and empathy, especially in times of crisis. The actions of the junior doctors at LLRM Medical College stand in stark contrast to the principles that should guide the medical profession.
Urgent need for reforms to prevent such horrors
As the investigation unfolds, it is imperative that justice be swiftly served for the traumatized family. Additionally, this incident should serve as a catalyst for broader discussions on accountability within the medical community and the urgent need for reforms to prevent such horrors from occurring in the future.