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Indian doctor is arrested for not attending court hearing 24 years ago

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1827 (Published 30 March 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i1827
  1. Ingrid Torjesen
  1. London

A senior doctor, who tended to injured people after a workers’ uprising almost a quarter of a century ago, has been arrested in India.

On 1 July 1992, Saibal Jana, chief physician at Shaheed Hospital in Balod district, Chhattisgarh, was present at a workers’ rights rally where police opened fire, killing 18 people. He was …

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