A government hospital doctor and his driver have been convicted of beating an underage boy after his horse cart damaged the paint on his car, police said on Friday.
The incident happened on Friday outside the Community Health Center (CHC) within the confines of Allahapur Police Station, a video of which has gone viral on social media platforms.
Budaun Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Amit Kishore Srivastava said: “A female doctor Renu Verma and her driver were arrested for beating an underage boy Monu (10 years old). The boy was sent for a medical exam.” According to police officials, the said doctor is assigned to CHC Allahpur.
On Friday, Monu and her parents reached the CHC in their horse-drawn cart.
While the parents were inside, Sonu was waiting by the cart when he accidentally scratched and damaged the paint on the doctor’s car parked nearby.
The driver of the car grabbed Monu and the enraged female doctor started beating him. The minor was admitted to hospital after the incident.
The police registered a case on the complaint of the parents of the minor.
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