medicaldoctorSunday Tribune reports that a female doctor was assaulted after a patient she had operated on died shortly after the medical procedure.  

According to reports on various media platforms, a group of men stormed the Lenmed Nu Shifa Hospital in Sydenham and attacked the doctor.  The doctor, believed to be a gynaecologist was allegedly violently attacked and suffered serious injuries.  According to a statement from the hospital, the relevant authorities were investigating the matter and the hospital would take appropriate action following the outcome.  The hospital added the following:  "Members of the community are encouraged to be aware of inaccurate reports circulating on social media.  In order to respect the confidentiality of those involved, we are not able to disclose the details of the incident."  Police confirmed that a case of assault had been investigated by the Sydenham police and advised that the docket had been sent to the office of the Senior Public Prosecutor for a decision.


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