LAHORE - The Young Doctors Association yesterday appealed to the Chief Justice of Pakistan to take suo motu notice of torture on doctors in Quetta.

YDA secretary Salman Kazmi said that the doctors were holding a peaceful protest for their demands when police attacked and tortured them. Dr Kazi said many doctors were seriously injured and they we in critical condition.

“One doctor was tortured with so brutally that he lost his eye,” he added.

As peaceful protest is legal right of every citizen, the YDA secretary appealed to the CJP to take suo motu notice so the offenders could be brought to justice.

Speech contest at PGMI concludes: A three-day Inter Collegiate speech contest arranged by Amir-ud-Din Medical College/Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI) concluded yesterday.

Students from 40 educational institutions took part in the competition. University of Engineering & Technology and FAST University won the contests in Urdu and English language respectively.

Addressing the prize distribution ceremony, Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Kh Salman Rafiq said that such activities give self confidence and promote healthy competition among the participants.

Principal Amir-ud-Din Medical College Prof Khalid Muhammad and Prof Ghias-un-Nabi Tayyab also addressed the ceremony.