Doctors, paramedical staff and other officials of DHQ hospital observed strike for two hours and blocked traffic on Toba-Rajana Road against EDO Health Dr Nawaz Ranjha on Monday.

They alleged that the EDO Health used abuse language against doctors and also tortured a ward servant. The protesters said that the EDO Health visited hospital at 2 am and beat a ward servant Ghulam Farid with shoes and abused doctors unjustifiably. They demanded action against the EDO Health.

Later, DHO Dr Khalid Mirza talked with protesters and gave a message of DCO Amer Ijaz Akbar that he was at Faisalabad regarding a meeting and would inquire into the issue on Tuesday (today).

Upon this, doctors, paramedical staff and other officials ended the protest. When contacted EDO Dr Nawaz Ranjha refuted the allegations and claimed that no such incident took place.