Interns of Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH) went on work abstention on Thursday following a clash with police and relatives of a patient over their alleged negligence in duty.
The authorities concerned formed two separate committees to investigate the incident and asked them to submit reports within three working days.
Meanwhile, two police personnel were suspended and some others were attached to district police lines from the hospital police outpost following the incident.
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Police and hospital sources said a policeman, who is currently posted at Cox’s Bazar police lines, admitted his wife to ward No.14 around 11pm on Wednesday.
An altercation began between relatives of the patient and some interns when they did not go to visit the patient despite repeated request by the relatives.
When one of the relatives was capturing the incident on video on mobile phone, the interns tried to snatch the mobile phone set, leading to a clash.
Hearing this, police members from the hospital outpost rushed to the spot and took away the relative, who captured video, to the police outpost.
At one stage the interns vandalized the police outpost and locked into a clash with the police personnel. Some interns and two cops were injured during the clash.
Later, the hospital administration brought the situation under control.
Masum Ahmad Bhuiyah, superintendent of district police, said the outpost in-charge Rafiqul Islam and constable Arif were suspended and the rest were attached to the district police lines upon the interns’ demand.
Moreover, a three-member committee was formed to look into the matter.
Dr Zakiur Rahman, deputy director of the hospital, said they also formed another three-member body to investigate the incident asking it to submit a report within three days.