Karachi  - Doctors of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) closed down OPD for up to four hours on Tuesday against the manhandling of one of their colleagues. A group of students tortured Dr Abdul Ghaffar. The protesting doctors chanting slogans against the culprits who were involved in the manhandling. They demanded the government provide them security.

Separately, an ex-PMDC member Dr Shershah Syed told the media that the council was “manned by a interest-serving doctors”. He said:  “The PMDC have recognized medical and dental colleges violating rules and regulations. They also increased medical seats in private and public medical colleges without any consideration of merit and facilities available.