|A man, who brought a 10-year-old boy suffering
from epilepsy for admission to Ragama General
Hospital recently, had allegedly assaulted the
admitting doctor and a male nurse after creating a
scene at the hospital’s OPD.
The man who described
himself as an uncle of the boy lost his temper when
the doctor directed a male nurse to have the boy
admitted to ward 10 in the old wing of the hospital,
a hospital source said.
“The man who appeared to be in a rage first started
abusing the hospital staff. He next set upon the
male nurse who was filling up the admission card.
Later he stormed into the doctor’s room and
assaulted him,” the hospital source alleged.
Later several Policemen who arrived in the
hospital following a telephone call from the
hospital Police post, arrested the man who had gone
The man who was produced before the Gampaha
magistrate apologised for his behaviour.
He was released on personal bail.
The male nurse, the victim of the assault is being
treated at Ragama hospital. (DP & NS)