NICH staff protest against torture on employee

March 15, 2016 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: The employees of National Institute of Child Health on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration and boycotted the ODP service against alleged torture on an employee by some students.

Sources at National Institute of Child Health told PPI that some student tortured Azhar Hafiz, an employee at the hospital. As a result, the employees of hospital closed the medical and surgical OPD service for half an hour in the protest.

However, they resumed their duties later after assurance by Director National Institute of Child Health Prof Dr Jamal Raza. The OPD service remained suspended for half an hour, causing inconvenience to visiting patients.

Director NICH Prof Dr Jamal Raza was not available for comments.