Police arrests SMCH's research scientist Supratik Roy for assaulting colleague, Principal expels him from service
Responding to the complaint registered by the father of Fuzail Islam Mazarbhuiya, Laboratory Technician at Silchar Medical College and Hospital, Gunghoor Police had launched an investigation. According to the complaint, the 24-year-old was assaulted by Research Scientist, P.M Cares Lab, Supratik Kar on September 2.
After carrying out an investigation, the Gunghoor Police arrested Supratik Roy. “The investigating officer ascertained that there is enough evidence against Roy. Primary investigation reveals Roy has punched and fractured the jaw of his colleague. He has been sent to custody in Silchar Sadar Police Station and today he will be produced before the judge in Court,” informed officer in charge of Gunghoor Police Outpost, P Chandan Bora.
Meanwhile, father of Fuzail Islam Mazarbhuiya, Fakrul Islam Mazarbhuiya had also submitted a prayer before the Principal of Silchar Medical College and Hospital requesting him to take action against Roy. “After we got the report of an altercation within the premises of Silchar Medical College and Hospital, we formed an enquiry committee to probe the matter. The committee has submitted its report and based on the findings, we have decided to expel him from service,” informed Dr Babul Bezbaruah, Principal of Silchar Medical College and Hospital.
According to the complaint, On September 2, during duty hours, while Fuzail Islam was in the Department from around 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., Supratik Roy, Research Scientist, P.M. CARES Lab, SMCH, Silchar called him to RNA Extraction Room, VRDL, Dept. of Microbiology. The complaint alleged, as soon as Fuzail Islam entered into the RNA Extraction Room, Supratik Roy started charging and abusing with filthy language, inter alia alleging that Fuzail Islam was spreading rumour in respect of Supratik Roy and engaged into an altercation.
The verbal dual turned into a physical assault and according to Mazarbhuiya senior, Roy punched his son leaving him with a broken jaw and uprooted tooth. He has been admitted to the hospital’s ENT department.
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