As per the reports, the health department team reached Tatpatti Bakhal area in Indore on Wednesday to investigate the suspected corona patient.
Indore| In a battle against Coronavirus, Doctors and health workers are at the frontline. Across the country, doctors and medical professionals are putting their lives at risk and treating Coronavirus patients. However, a shameful incident has come to light in Indore, where a team of Medical professionals was attacked with stones. The medical team had gone to the locality to check a Coronavirus suspect. However, locals gathered and started pelting stones on them.
As per the reports, the health department team reached Tatpatti Bakhal area in Indore on Wednesday to investigate the suspected corona patient. After the stone pelting, the health workers ran away saving their lives. The miscreants also broke barricades. Police have registered a case of obstruction in government work against them. The incident is at Tatpatti Bakhal took place at 1.15 pm. After the death of a corona positive in Silavatpura, the Health Department team is continuously screening locals. The suspects are being investigated.
This is Indore in M.P. Health workers are being chased in a Muslim ghetto when they went to check some coronavirus patients. So heartbreaking to see them running like this for their lives. pic.twitter.com/CUnNBTLUjJ
— SUNIL TIWARI (@tiwaris68) April 2, 2020
A woman from the Health Department told the police that a positive contact history was received on Wednesday. They went there to see him. As soon as the team started inquiring about him, some miscreants from the front started throwing stones. Before the team could understand anything, many people came up with a handkerchief on their face and started shouting. To avoid this, women and male health workers and doctors ran towards their cars. It is learned that a tehsildar was also present with him.
Kuldeep, an employee of the corporation, says the corner in Ravidaspura was flooded, so his team was working there. Then there was stone-pelting. When they were attacked too, they escaped.
SSP Rajesh Vyas says that the health department team came to Tatpatti Bakhal. A young man was also present with them. An elderly woman was to be taken for treatment. Then some people protested. Barricades have also been broken. Police are taking separate cognizance on this.
Three family members who have accused the administration and health department officials of harassing them in the name of quarantine have turned out to be Corona positive. This was confirmed in the report on Tuesday night. These people had made the allegations by releasing a video on Tuesday and said that everyone in their family is healthy.