A RESIDENT doctor of BMC-run JJ hospital was allegedly assaulted by the relative of a 70-year-old patient, who died during treatment on Wednesday.
Based on a complaint filed by the doctor, the son was booked under the Indian Penal Code and the Maharashtra Medical Practitioners Act.
“As the doctor declared the patient dead, his 30-year-old son allegedly held the collar of the doctor and assaulted him. An FIR has been registered in the case,” said an officer from J J Marg police station.
In July, three resident doctors of the BMC-run Nair Hospital in central Mumbai were attacked by the family of a patient, who died during treatment. The relatives had also damaged hospital property.