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Tea doc held for negligence

The workers of Bhutiachang tea estate in Assam's Udalgur district on Tuesday thrashed the doctor of the garden following the death of an adult girl Mansika Mahali (13). They alleged that the worker died owing to the negligence and wrong treatment by Subindra Bishwal, the Senior Medical Officer of the garden.

Sources said Mansika Mahali, a tea garden worker's daughter, was down with fever for the past night. She was brought to the dispensary around 4 am on Tuesday.

The estate chowkider informed that a case has come but the doctor arrived at 7.30 am and on giving wrong treatment the adult died at the hospital. The tea workers gathered at the hospital premise and thrashed the doctor. Soon Paneri police came to the spot and took control of the whole situation and arrested the doctor.


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Borengajuli Tea Estate Dimakuchi, Udalguri, Assam

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