April 22, 2021, 2:05 pm
Ziku Alam, Khulna: A press conference was held at Khulna BMA Bhaban at 12 noon today in connection with the attack on Sumit Pal while he was on duty at Corona Dedicated Hospital in Khulna.
In a written statement at the press conference, the president of Khulna BMA and the central vice-president of the organization Dr. Sheikh Baharul Alam said if the accused is not arrested by 6 pm on April 7, all medical activities in the district (indoor, outdoor treatment at Khulna Corona Dedicated Hospital if necessary) will be declared closed. Physicians will also continue to conduct medical activities with black batches.
BMA General Secretary Dr. Md. Mehedi Newaz, Director of Khulna Medical College Hospital Dr. ATM Manzoor Morshed, BMA vice-president. Mollah Harun Aur Rashid, Joint-Secretary Professor Dr. Banga Kamal Basu, Publicity and Public Relations Secretary Dr. Sumon Roy, executive council member Dr. ATM Manzoor Morshed, Dr. Himel Saha, Dr. Sohana Selim, Central Counselor of BMA Dr. Shahidul Islam Mukul, Dr. Bapparaj Dao, Dr. Rakibul Islam, Dr. Sudip Pal, BPMPA Khulna District General Secretary Dr. Sawqat Ali Lashkar were present at the time .
Rafiqul Islam of Morelganj in Bagerhat died of corona at Khulna Corona Dedicated Hospital on Saturday (April 3). In the event of his death, the relatives of the patient attacked the on-duty doctor Dr. Sumit Pal. Meanwhile, Dr. Sumit Pal was rescued by his colleagues in critical condition and admitted to Khumek Hospital. The next day, on April 4, a case was filed against the two sons of the patient at Sonadanga Model Police Station, case number 6.