Chandigarh: The Punjab government has claimed that there was no delay in the police response to a complaint received in the case of an incident involving an assault on a nurse by a visitor in a hospital in Moga on Thursday.
An official spokesperson said that Police took prompt action in the incident in which a nurse Ramanjit Kaur was allegedly assaulted by a visitor named Paramjit Singh. Paramjit Singh alongwith others had gone to the hospital reportedly to get a relative discharged they were asked to wait by the nurse at which they reportedly first misbehaved with the nurse and later pushed her. Ramanjit is said to be in the family way.
The nurse reported the matter to the local police at which was promptly filed under relevant provisions of law. Immediately on reception a complaint, an FIR under Sections 451 (house trespass to commit an offence), 323 (punishment for causing hurt voluntarily), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), and 34 (common intent in crime) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered against the accused at Baghapurana in Moga district. The culprit is on the run but will bring to book and put behind bars as per law, an official spokesperson said here. DP
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