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Mental patient at CMC assaults staff over quality of food

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Kolkata, February 18, 2013
First Published: 14:01 IST(18/2/2013) | Last Updated: 14:10 IST(18/2/2013)

Ahmed hit me on the head with the chisel,” Munda cried, as he displayed injuries on his face and hands.

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“We took him to the deputy superintendent, who told us to take Munda to the emergency ward. He also called the police. Ahmed would have killed him if we weren’t present,” a kitchen staff, Ranjit Mullick, said. “This isn’t the first time that Ahmed has run riot. Even on Saturday, he beat up a man on the hospital premises,” Mullick said.

Faizal’s father, Jamil Ahmed, said his son had lost his cool because the quality of food served in the hospital was consistently of a poor quality.

“We can’t be blamed for the food. We only serve it. If there is a complaint about the quality of food, the authorities should be told,” Munda said.

However, CMC deputy superintendent Muktipada Maity dismissed the incident as a trifling issue.


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