"Rakesh Dhanuk, Seikh Soni and Jiauddin Sheikh were arrested from their respective residences on Wednesday night in Kolkata's Mominpur-Ekbalpur region for allegedly trespassing and vandalising the Calcutta Medical Research Centre (CMRI) hospital", an officer from Ekbalpur police station said.
A almost 100 strong mob today vandalised a private hospital here and beat up a number of staff following the death of a patient.
The mob also resorted to a blockade on Diamond Harbour road during the morning rush hours causing major inconvenience to office-goers and other people.
Later, a heavy police force along with Rapid Action Force (RAF) rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.
In a statement, CMRI condemned the violence and described the death of 16-year-old Saika Parvin as "unfortunate".
Relatives of patients admitted at the hospital and at the out-patients department fled the premises owing to the vandalism.
A hospital spokesperson said the patient was brought from a nursing home with a suspected perforation of bowel in a very critical condition.
The DC (South) with reinforcement arrived at the scene of trouble and deployed police in and around the hospital.
Doctors claimed that they were planning a surgery but before they could start, the patient passed away.
A man who identified himself as the girl's father, said, "The hospital wanted us to deposit Rs 1.5 lakh". They are charged under various sections of the IPC...