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Lady intern doctor assaulted

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A Correspondent
JORHAT, June 22: A junior lady intern doctor was allegedly physically assaulted by her co-junior male intern doctor during night hours at the orthopedic department of the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital recently. The matter came to light after Dr Debojit Hazarika, the principal of JMCH, ordered for an enquiry on Friday, said sources. A total three junior intern doctors were on duty on the fateful night. When her lady colleague went for round towards various wards and the junior lady intern doctor was taking rest in the doctor’s rest room, the junior intern male doctor forcibly opened the rest room door and allegedly assaulted the lady doctor physically. Later, when her colleague returned, she came to know about the incident. The next day both the lady intern doctors informed the incident to the principal Dr. Debojit Hazarika who instituted an enquiry and found the case to be true. Meanwhile, the junior male intern doctor was suspended and an FIR has been lodged at JMCH police outpost today, said sources.