Chief medical officer (CMO) of Delhi Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital (LNJP) was allegedly assaulted in the hospital premises on June 20 mid-night by a patient’s attendants. The victim was identified as Dr Lalit Tanwar. He was assaulted in emergency ward by a group of four boys when he was performing his duty. According to hospital staff, the CMO had sustained multiple injuries. Also Read – Company director arrested for swindling Rs 345 croreAs per tha FIR lodged in Indraprastha police station, the incident took placed on Saturday (June 20) late night when Dr. Lalit Tanwar, CMO in LNJP Casualty ward was attending some patients, at the same time one of the patient’s attendants, who was identified as Karan Vaid, hit Dr. Tanwar and also pushed him from his chair. When Tanwar was trying to protect himself and shouted for help, another accused Deepak Vaid also physically assaulted him from behind and hurled abuses at him. In the meantime, hospital staff and police rushed to the spot and intervened into the matter. Also Read – Man who cheated 20 women on matrimonial websites arrestedInterestingly, none of the hospital staff was ready to talk over the issue, many of them even denied to have the knowledge of such incident had happened in the hospital premises. When asked, senior hospital officials denied to comment over the incident.Police filed the case under the Section 186/353/34 I of IPC and arrested the accused.The injured doctor is likely to join back his duty on Monday as he is on leave since the incident. Doctors at government hospitals were on two-day strike last week in protest of such attacks on hospital staff.