Covid19 National Telangana

Man arrested for assault on health worker

Hyderabad: Saidabad police on Wednesday arrested a man for abusing and assaulting an auxiliary nurse midwife (ANM) and an ASHA worker at a wellness center in Khairtabad. The person was identified as Rajesh.

According to police, the accused was trying to book a slot to vaccinate, but was unable to do so due to technical issues.

Therefore, he came to the health center and demanded to get a jab on the spot.

When ANM Manjula and Mallishwari, a health worker and other employees responded that there was no vaccination stock at the center, Rajesh became angry and started abusing and assaulting them.

The health workers then lodged a police complaint against the man. On the basis of the complaint, the attacker was arrested and a case was registered under the relevant sections of the IPC and he would be sent to judicial custody.

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