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Attack on healthcare staffs, police and doctors during nation wide lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak

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During the nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak, there have been several reports about the attack on police and medical staff. This story will document all the real and fake news related to attacks on doctors, nurses, other medical staff, and police.

Total Incidents: 13

Real Incidents: 10

Fake Incidents: 3

Fact Check: No, the mob did not attack doctors and health care workers in Haldwani, Uttarakhand

There are many reports of doctors and medical staff being attacked in different parts of the country, but they were not attacked in Haldwani, Uttarakhand. The crowd who came out after a rumor in the area that the police came to arrest the Imam returned after the Imam and the ulemas appealed them to return.

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2020-04-19

4 cops injured in mob attack while enforcing lockdown in Lakhimpur, Assam

The incident took place at Pandhua Kuet area under Naoboicha police station in the northern Assam district where a mob gathered at a mosque attacked the security personnel by pelting stones.

Source: India Today

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2020-05-16

Fact Check: A Policeman beaten by Hindu mob while trying to enforce lockdown in a temple?

The claim that a policeman was beaten for trying to implement a lockdown inside a temple is false. The viral video is from a play.

2020-04-04

Tablighi Jamaat members under quarantine in GSV Hospital in Kanpur resorted to vulgarity

 Principal of GSV Medical College, Dr. Aarti Lalchandani narrated the incident that took place inside the hospital when a group of Tablighi Jamaat members under quarantine in the hospital resorted to vulgarity and even spat on the floor and the stairs of the hospital.

Dr. Lalchandani further explained that police officials had to enter the isolation wards, wearing PPE kit to control Tablighi Jamaat members. 

Source: India TV

2020-07-30

Tablighi Jamaat members quarantined at the district hospital in Ghaziabad misbehaved with the nurses

In April first week it was reported that Tablighi Jamaat members quarantined at the district hospital in Ghaziabad misbehaved with the nurses, making lewd remarks and dropping their pants. They were later shifted to a temporary isolation ward at a private educational institute. Police said the Jamaat members have been booked for indulging in ugly acts and passing lewd remarks against the women staff members at the hospital.

A case was registered against them at the GT Road Kotwali on receiving a complaint from the chief medical officer.

Source: The Times of India 

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ghaziabad/ghaziabad-tabligh-jamaat-members-misbehave-with-nurses-up-govt-to-invoke-nsa/articleshow/74967055.cms

 

2020-07-30

Fact Check: Were Tablighi Jamaat patients roaming nude inside hospital?

The viral video presenting a Tablighi Jamaat roaming naked in a coronavirus isolation ward in an old-unrelated video from Pakistan. However, the nursing staff of Ghaziabad's MMG District Hospital has complained that Jamaat patients were roaming without pants in the isolation ward. 

2020-04-08

COVID-19 Warriors Attacked In Naraina Containment Zone

Several Civil Defence Volunteers were attacked by locals in the Naraina containment zone in the national capital in June. The incident took place after civil defence workers went inside the containment zone Wz 551 in Naraina area to distribute food and other essential supplies. 

The matter aggravated after the locals in the vicinity tried to break rules and move out of the containment zone. When stopped by the civil defence volunteers, the residents in the hotspot area lost their cool and attacked the COVID warriors. All miscreants have been detained by the police.

Source: Republic TV 
https://www.republicworld.com/india-news/city-news/delhi-covid-warriors-attacked-in-naraina-containment-zone-probe-on.html

2020-07-30

Doctor on Covid duty beaten up, told to vacate house by landlord

In May, a doctor on COVID duty named Dr. Rajiv Ranjan in Kotwali area of Deoria district was accused of spreading coronavirus infection, beaten up, and forced to vacate the rented accommodation by his landlord. Dr. Ranjan used live in the house of one Dilip Paswan on rent in the Kotwali area.

One evening, the owner, along with the husband of ward corporator Nanhe Nishad and three others, asked him to vacate the house saying there is the fear of spreading Covid-19 infection in the area because of his presence.

Police had registered a case against five persons and arrested Dilip and Nanhe Nishad.

Source: Hindustan Times

https://www.hindustantimes.com/lucknow/up-doctor-on-covid-duty-beaten-up-told-to-vacate-house-by-landlord/story-HZeRclrG3QfZMHyDyCeRpK.html

2020-07-31

Doctor on Covid duty beaten up, told to vacate house by landlord

In May, a doctor on COVID duty named Dr. Rajiv Ranjan in Kotwali area of Deoria district was accused of spreading coronavirus infection, beaten up, and forced to vacate the rented accommodation by his landlord. Dr. Ranjan used live in the house of one Dilip Paswan on rent in the Kotwali area.

One evening, the owner, along with the husband of ward corporator Nanhe Nishad and three others, asked him to vacate the house saying there is the fear of spreading Covid-19 infection in the area because of his presence.

Police had registered a case against five persons and arrested Dilip and Nanhe Nishad.

Source: Hindustan Times

https://www.hindustantimes.com/lucknow/up-doctor-on-covid-duty-beaten-up-told-to-vacate-house-by-landlord/story-HZeRclrG3QfZMHyDyCeRpK.html

2020-07-31

COVID-19 women doctors, chased away in Madhya Pradesh's Indore

On April 1, women doctors who were conducting screening for coronavirus symptoms among locals were attacked by a mob. The video of the incident had led to widespread outrage on social media.

Healthcare workers and civic officials were beaten up by angry locals in a neighborhood located in Indore, in Madhya Pradesh, during their visit to screen residents for signs of the novel coronavirus infection, COVID-19. Reportedly, two women doctors were injured in the attack and had to be rescued by police.

The District Magistrate of Indore informed that four people have been charged with NSA on April 2.

Source: NDTV 

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/coronavirus-lockdown-india-on-camera-health-workers-attacked-in-madhya-pradeshs-indore-2-doctors-inj-2204649

2020-07-31

Doctor, Cop Attacked In Line Of COVID-19 Duty in Madhya Pradesh

 A doctor working at a government hospital and a police officer was attacked in Madhya Pradesh in April when they went to screen a possible patient for coronavirus, hours after the government passed an ordinance making provisions for stringent punishment for attacks on medical personnel. While the doctor has been unhurt, the police officer has sustained head injuries.

The incident was reported from Gaswani village of Sheopur district, where a farmer and his sons threw stones at Dr. Pawan Upadhyay and Assistant Sub Inspector Sriram Awasthi.

A case has been registered against the farmer and his two sons.

Source: NDTV

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/coronavirus-doctor-cop-attacked-in-line-of-covid-19-duty-in-madhya-pradesh-2216482?pfrom=home-topstories

2020-08-01

Lockdown violators chopped off Punjab SI Harjeet Singh hand when asked for curfew pass

On April 12, an assistant sub-inspector, Harjit Singh's hand chopped off and two of his Punjab Police colleagues injured in Patiala district on when a group of Nihang Sikhs attacked them with swords after being asked to show curfew passes outside a wholesale vegetable market amid the nation-wide lockdown. 

A group of 'Nihangs' reached the vegetable market at around 6.15 am and were stopped by the Mandi board employees from entering into the market as they did not carry any pass. The Nihangs first thrashed the Mandi board employee and then entered the vegetable market. The policemen present at the spot intervened and soon a scuffle broke out between them and the Nihangs during which the latter took out swords and chopped off the hand of ASI. 

A case under the relevant sections of the law was registered against the accused. 

On April 30, Harjeet Singh was discharged from the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), 18 days after surgery to reattach his hand that was dismembered after he was attacked while trying to impose COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.

Source: Pune Mirror 

https://punemirror.indiatimes.com/news/india/punjab-si-harjeet-singh-whose-hand-was-cut-off-by-violators-finally-discharged-after-surgery/articleshow/75470147.cms

 

2020-08-01

Cops attacked by lockdown violators in UP's Bareilly

A group of people attacked a police team that was trying to enforce lockdown in UP's Bareilly. The incident took place in the Karampur Chaudhary village in the Bareilly district where several people had collected on the road and some of them were playing cards. However, some people attacked the police team and pelted stones at them. Additional forces were called in and ultimately the residents returned to their homes.

Source: Times of India

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/videos/city/lucknow/lockdown-21-cops-attacked-by-lockdown-violators-in-ups-bareilly/videoshow/75014515.cms

2020-08-05

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