The brutal murder of house surgeon Dr Vandana Das raised serious concerns over doctors safety. The young doctor was stabbed to death by a teacher at Kottarakkara in the wee hours of Wednesday. Sandeep, an upper primary teacher, was brought to hospital for treatment by police.
According to the version of people present at Kottarakkara hospital when the incident occurred, Sandeep suddenly turned violent and stabbed Dr Vandana to death brutally. He also attacked a police present on the spot.
The brutal death of Dr Vandana has shocked entire doctors fraternity across nation. Indian Medical Association has expressed serious concern over the rising attacks on doctors in duty. While Kerala has been shocked, doctors in other states are also worried over the security situation at hospitals.