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VIMSAR row: Locals gherao PS demanding action against attackers


Burla: Locals today gheraoed Burla police station demanding action against those who had attacked Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) director Aswini Kumar Pujahari’s residence here last night.

A scuffle ensued between them and policemen when they attempted to barge into the hospital and were stopped by the cops.

Several Post Graduate students of the medical college had allegedly pelted stones at Pujahari’s residence yesterday.

According to reports, more than 100 PG students arrived at Pujahari’s residence at around 11.30 pm and tried to break open the gate besides hurling abuses.

Police forces have been deployed outside the residence of Pujahari as well as VIMSAR campus in order to avoid further untoward incident.

Reports said, relative of a patient admitted at the casualty ward of the hospital requested two PG students to allow him to meet the patient last night.

However, the two medicos didn’t pay attention to his request and allegedly misbehaved him.

The person later told them to report the matter to the director following which they allegedly thrashed him with shoes.

The duo later went to hostel, gathered other PG students and allegedly launched attack at the director’s house.

Worth mentioning, Pujahari was recently in news for his ‘sting operations’ against couple of doctors of VIMSAR who were doing practice privately during their duty hours.