You throw stones at security forces and seek treatment here, PGIMER doctor tells Kashmiri patient

The patient, Nasreena Malik, a resident of Kashmir, is suffering from internal carotid artery aneurysm, and was brought to the to the neurosurgery department at the PGIMER by her son Javaid Ahmad Malik.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: May 08, 2017, 17:56 PM IST
You throw stones at security forces and seek treatment here, PGIMER doctor tells Kashmiri patient

New Delhi: A Kashmiri patient has been made to bear the brunt of throwing stones at security forces in the valley after a doctor in Chandigarh hurled abused at him and his family who had come there for treatment.

"You throw stones at our security forces and then come here for treatment" was a doctor's response when he was approached by a Kashmiri patient at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, PTI reports.

The patient, Nasreena Malik, a resident of Kashmir, is suffering from internal carotid artery aneurysm, and was brought to the neurosurgery department at the PGIMER by her son Javaid Ahmad Malik.

"He was fine until he saw the prescription card of hospitals in Kashmir. He threw them away," alleged Malik, adding that he did not know the name of the doctor.

The patient was advised to undergo angiography and told that the treatment would cost Rs 15 lakh.

Taking a serious note of the incident, PGIMER director Prof Jagat Ram has odrered a probe into the alleged misbehaviour of the doctor.

He said that if the doctor is found guilty, action will be taken against him.

(With PTI inputs)