GUWAHATI, Sept 18 - Police on Monday evening detained a doctor from the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) for allegedly misbehaving with a patient in the intensive care unit of the hospital.
Officer-in-charge of the Bhangagarh Police Station Bipin Medhi said, �We received the complaint against the doctor, named Arun Roy Khakhlari, last evening. According to the complaint filed by a patient�s attendant from Kamrup district, the doctor, who is an anaesthesiologist, was in a drunken state and had misbehaved with patients kept in the ICU.�
The doctor was booked under Section 327 of IPC and later released on bail, Medhi informed.
On the other hand, GMCH Superintendent Dr Ramen Talukdar has refuted the allegation of misbehaviour with patients raised against the doctor.
�The incident took place due to an altercation between the doctor and some attendants of patients. We are investigating the matter,� Dr Talukdar said.