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Doctor attacked in Satkhira, one arrested


Published : 09 May 2020 09:28 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 10:10 AM

Police arrested, a drugstore owner from Khulna Road junction in Satkhira on Saturday noon, who attacked Dr Taibur Rahman Ghalib, a medical officer of Satkhira Sadar Hospital.

The detainee was identified as Monirul Sardar, owner of SM Drug House in front of Sadar Hospital and son of local Abdul Hannan Sardar on Saturday. 

Satkhira Sadar Police Station Officer-in-Charge Asaduzzaman said Monirul had been arrested on charges of assaulting a doctor at Sadar Hospital. No written complaint has been received yet. However, it is in process.  Legal action will be taken against him as soon as the complaint is received. 

Earlier on Friday, the shopkeeper attacked medical officer Dr Taibur Rahman Ghalib at around 5pm for asking him to change the medicine given to a patient.

Satkhira Civil Surgeon Dr Md Hussain Safayat said the incident was reported to the police administration. Police have arrested the attacker in this regard. The matter of filing a written complaint is undergoing.