Monday, February 8, 2016
Fire opened in a car in Street No.6 at Himayatnagar in a car here today evening following an exchange of words between three doctors.
Sources said that the incident took place following heated exchange of words between them. The injured doctors were shifted to hospital and the firing incident created tension among the locals.
The injured doctor were identified as Dr. Uday Kumar and Dr.Sasi Kumar. Sources said that heated arguments took place among the three doctors on financial affairs related to a hospital. The incident took place at Raja Residency in Street No.6 at Himayatnagar.
Dr. Shashi Kumar fled after allegedly firing at Rachakonda Uday also a doctor who sustained a bullet wound beneath his left ear. He was admitted in the ICU of a private hospital. Doctors said that Uday needs to be operated on as the pellets got embedded in him. One pellet, that he apparently swallowed was seen in his abdomen. Two are struck in the head but did not hit vital parts like brain.
Dr. Shashi runs a private hospital and he and Dr.Uday and Dr.Sai met at Minerva Hotel in Himayatnagar about investment related disputes they had about Laurel Hospitals in which they had stakes. As there was crowd in the hotel, Dr. Shashi told them to sit in the car and discuss. As Dr.Uday drove his car, Dr.Sai sat in the front and Dr.Shashi on the rear seat. Dissatisfied Shashi over the management of the affairs of the hospital and during the discussion in the hotel too was furious said DCP V.B.Kamalasan Reddy. The surgeon started accusing the duo of mismanaging the hospital and said he was frustrated and wanted to shoot them dead. Soon after saying this, Dr.Shashi whipped out his revolver. Panicking, Dr. Sai opened the door and ran for his life said the DCP. The surgeon then aimed the .32 revolver at Dr.Uday and pulled the trigger. He managed to open the door got into a three wheeler and went to a hospital in Hyderguda. Uday and Sai claim that they invested nearly Rs.3 crore each in the project named Laurel Hospitals in Madhapuram while Dr.Shashi invested Rs.70 lakh.
Dr. Sahsi Kumar commits suicide::
Dr Shashi Kumar has committed suicide. In his suicide note, he said that the firing on Dr. Uday is not by him but Dr.Sai has opened fire with his revolver. He escaped from the scene due to fear. He apologised his wife and children and added that they have intentionally involved him into the hospital issue. He also named two other doctors responsible for his suicide. The Police have recovered the revolver along with two bullets at a Farm House at Nakkalapalli. In his suicide note, Dr.Shashi Kumar said that the reason for the dispute is only financial matters relating to the hospital. He said that Dr.Chaitanya and Dr. K.V.Reddy is due to pay Rs.1.30 crore.