CJ LHC takes suo moto notice of doctors manhandling

May 26, 2010

The Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC) took suo moto notice on Wednesday of  the manhandling of doctors in Muzzaffargarh by guards of MNA-elect Jamshed Dasti.

On Monday, Dasti and his guards had allegedly attacked doctors and nurses of Muzaffargarh District Hospital, accused of medical negligence.

Doctors protested in all hospitals of Muzaffargarh on Tuesday.

Earlier, PPP MNA Asma Arbab Alamgir said that the government will conduct a judicial inquiry into the alleged manhandling of medics of a hospital by Jamshed Dasti’s guards.

She made the statement in Express 24/7 programme Witness with Quatrina. The MNA said that the inquiry will reveal who is responsible for the violence.

Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) President Dr Talha Zubair alleged that Dasti had ordered his guards to torture the Muzaffargarh DHQ doctors and nurses.

The situation arose when a protest was underway at the hospital against a case of alleged medical negligence. When Dasti reached the scene, his guards allegedly injured the hospital’s medical staff.

Meanwhile, Dasti denied all allegations asserting that the nurses and doctors’ wounds are self inflicted to implicate him in a false case.


Ahsen | 13 years ago | Reply I simply cannot understand Dasti's Mentality. This guy who cannot control his nerves while talking, cannot control his guards. And he is supposed to control the welfare of his area and supposedly our country? give me a break..
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