Colleague’s abduction: Doctors to go on complete strike

Along with the government hospitals, the private hospitals would also observe strike across the province.


July 27, 2012

QUETTA: On the call of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), Balochistan Chapter, the doctors will observe complete strike from Friday to protest abduction of surgeon of Bolan Medical College (BMC) hospital Quetta, Dr Din Muhammad Bangulzai. President PMA Balochistan, Dr. Sultan Tareen along with other PMA leaders made the announcement at a press conference here on Thursday. Dr Sultan demanded recovery of the abducted doctor within 24 hours, otherwise doctors would go on strike for an indefinite period. He added that along with the government hospitals, the private hospitals would also observe strike across the province. He said that despite passage of five days, the law enforcement agencies could not recover Dr Din Muhammad.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 27th, 2012.

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COMMENTS (1)

amanat | 8 years ago | Reply

Abduction of a doctor is extremely shameful act and shows that the Provincial government has completely failed to protect the lives and property of the people and the CM should immediately resign. The law and order situation in Baluchistan is far from satisfactory. It appears that there is no government in the province Army should immediately control the situation in Baluchistan as police and other law enforcing agencies have completely failed in controlling the criminals. This should be done immediately before total collapse of the civil administration. There is no other alternative to control the situation in the province now.

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