Etawah: Three robbers, who had shot a junior resident attached to Saifai Medical University, have been arrested by the police.
According to a recent report by Dainik Jagran, Thana Saifai Police and Crime Branch have arrested three robbers identified as Deepak, Rakesh and Pankaj Yadav. A robbery motorcycle and 32 bore pistols have been recovered from them.
It has been reported that these are attackers are history sheeters with 10 cases registered against Rakesh and each of the other two attackers have 2 lawsuits against them.
Medical Dialogues had recently reported about the murderous assault on Dr Vipin Yadav, who along with his colleague, a female medico; were going to get his motorcycle refuelled at a petrol pump. Dr Yadav is a student of MBBS in the 2013 batch of Saifai Medical College and is currently finishing his internship at the Saifai Medical University.
Amar Ujala reports that 24th October, Dr Vipin was going to Kareli with his Batch Mate female MBBS medico. They had gone to a fuel station near Muchahra village. After getting their two-wheeler fueled, they went ahead. After some distance, three people riding the bike near the deserted area stopped the doctor’s bike by hand.
When he tried to resist and snatch his bike back, one of the gangsters shot Dr Vipin thrice. Hearing the sound of the bullet, the nearby village residents came to the spot, seeing that, the assailants spoofed off the crime scene.
The villagers immediately informed the police of the incident. Subsequently, the police arrived and with the help of the villagers, shifted the doctor to the Saifai Hospital’s Trauma Center.
Upon getting the news of this incident, infuriated, the students of Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences started commotion stopping the emergency services of the hospital and cancelled the classes while demanding the arrest of the miscreants as soon as possible.
Given the seriousness of the matter, the university administration held the angry protestors within the campus.
The news of the fatal assault and its significant response by the other university medicos soon reached SSP Tripathi, who along with the heavy police force and senior officials reached the university.
The SSP tried to calm to the enraged protesting medicos, but the medicos refused to back down. The protestors said that the university would not be allowed to open until the attackers were arrested. On the other hand, the police blocked the boundaries of the district by putting several teams to search for the attackers
A day after the incident, President of Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia), Shivpal Yadav extended his support to the agitating medical university students and sat on a dharna with them. Not only from Yadav, but the protestors have also received support from various medical associations including Federation Of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA) and United Resident Doctors Association (United RDA).
Dainik Bhaskar reports that after the assurance of the police captain, the staff of the university had ended the strike on Friday evening, 26th October, after 36 hours. A few hours later, the police nabbed the robbers, who had attacked the doctor.