Written by Srinivas Janala
On 9 April, an anesthetist at Narasipatnam Area Hospital in Visakhapatnam district, Drs. Sudhakar Rao was suspended after the government accused him of not giving N95 masks and personal protective equipment to doctors.
Dr. P Anita Rani, Civil Assistant Surgeon and Head of Penumaru PHC, said on Monday that local YSRCP leaders were asking them not to have some health workers on Covid-19 duty.
Sources said some staff members did not want to travel door-to-door for screening and check-ups of senior citizens, and Drs. The Queen complained to the local YSRCP leaders that she did her work after the insistence.
“YSRCP leaders are calling me on my personal mobile number, pressuring me not to hire some staff members on Covid duty… Some of these leaders abused me too, and if I followed their orders If not, then warned of the result. He asked me how I got a government job and I put aspirations on my character, “Dr. The queen charged.
The doctor had earlier alleged that three members of the YSRCP had threatened him with castigative abuses after refusing treatment for one of the eye infections at the PHC, saying only emergency cases could be taken.
Chittoor SP S Senthil Kumar said that on the evening of 22 March an FIR was registered under the SC / ST Atrocities Act. We investigated the incident based on her complaint. Now that the CID probe has been ordered, we cannot share the details of our investigation, ”the SP said.
Dr. Sudhakar Rao was suspended in Visakhapatnam on 16 May for alleged public disorder and was later admitted to a mental hospital. Based on a petition filed by his mother, Andhra Pradesh HC directed the CBI to investigate his suspension and arrest.
The opposition TPD has said that the government is suppressing the voice of government doctors and harassing them by ordering an inquiry against them.