PIC clash: Lawyer who attacked Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan identified.


LAHORE -- The authorities on Sunday have identified lawyer involved in torturing Punjab Information Minister Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan during clash with doctors at Pakistan Institute of Cardiology (PIC) in Lahore. According to details, the lawyer has been recognized as Abdul Majid, a resident of Harbanspura. The security personnel have said that raids are being conducted to arrest the perpetrators while identification process of six more lawyers is also underway. It is to be mentioned here that the out-patient department (OPD) and indoor services of the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) remained suspended on the fifth consecutive day after hundreds of lawyers rampaged through the cardiac health facility.

Reportedly, hundreds of patients are still deprived of several medical tests, including angiography and echocardiography which are critically important for heart patients before doctors can proceed with...

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