A junior resident doctor of Lucknow's King George's Medical University has been suspended for beating up an unconscious patient, after a video of the incident was uploaded online.
In the video, Dr Tauheed Ahmed posted in the Medicine department is seen repeatedly slapping the patient along with a colleague. Sources say they were trying to get the patient to regain consciousness.
The incident occurred on Thursday night at a private ward of the hospital and was filmed by an eyewitness in the same ward.
Chief medical superintendent Prof SC Tiwari will be heading the five-member inquiry committee.