On Thursday, a prisoner allegedly assaulted a medical officer in the Central Jail at Colvale village. The Indian Medical Association has called for strict action against the murder convict, Cyron Rodrigues, who carried out the said attack on the prison medical officer Dr. Dilip Cuncolienkar.
Reacting to the shocking incident, Dr Rufino Monteiro, President, IMA Goa State, in a statement released, writes,” It is shocking that the Medical Officer at Colvale Jail , our IMA TISWADI life member , was assaulted at this police facility where we expect the security to be foolproof. It is imperative that adequate security be provided for the doctor and his medical staff to get adequate protection from such attacks by the prisoners. We demand that Stern exemplary punishment should be meted out to the offending prisoner as a deterrent for the future.”