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A doctor of the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) was admitted to the National Hospital last evening with injuries to his nose after being hit on the face by a cup thrown at him by a fellow doctor during a forum held at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute (SLFI) over the SAITM issue.

The National Hospital Police said a complaint had been lodged by the injured doctor to that effect.

Sources said that the injured doctor was attached to the National Hospital. Both the Maradana and Cinnamon Gardens Police stations are carrying out investigations into the incident.

The incident had occurred during the tea break of a discussion entitled ‘Let’s conclude the SAITM conflict’ which commenced at 1.30 pm yesterday at the SLFI.

It was reported that an argument had taken place among two groups of doctors over the SAITM issue resulting in fracas.

However, when contacted, the GMOA refuted the news report and said no doctor was assaulted at the forum and all the doctors present at the event held one opinion over the SAITM.

“All the doctors at the event were GMOA members and all are against the SAITM. A teacup of a doctor, who was standing, had fallen on to the nose of another doctor who was having his tea seated. That’s how the doctor’s nose was injured. No clash took place at the event,” GMOA Assistant Secretary Dr. Nalinda Herath told Daily Mirror. (Lahiru Pothmulla and Darshana Sanjeewa)

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  • CITIZEN Friday, 23 June 2017 11:01 AM

    I am sure if they walk on the road the people will rain bottles filled with urine on them! Thanks to Government for their duty-free vehicles. These dogs should be treated this way only and days for same are not far away!!

    SHM Friday, 23 June 2017 11:06 AM

    They have become the most disgraceful lot worse than the harbor workers of those days but they behaved better than these 'learned' people.Public hates them. Shame on them!

    Kaboos Friday, 23 June 2017 11:12 AM

    Very soon poor patients will take the law into their handsteach you all good lesson that you all will never forget. in the rest of life. . For poor patients nothing to loose but for GMOA a lot.

    GENIOUS Friday, 23 June 2017 06:11 AM

    STORM IN THE TEA CUP OR A STORM IN THE SAITM ISSUE via DM Android App

    REEZ Friday, 23 June 2017 11:43 AM

    DR. HIDE

    brainmaster Friday, 23 June 2017 06:16 AM

    Joke of the year via DM Android App

    GENIOUS Friday, 23 June 2017 06:18 AM

    A FABRICATED FUNNY STORY ABOUT THE THROWN TEA CUP OR A C UP OF TEA. WAS THE CUP MADE IN SRI LANKA OR ABROAD via DM Android App

    Chaminda Friday, 23 June 2017 06:41 AM

    :) :) :) :) "A teacup of a doctor, who was standing, had fallen on to the nose of another doctor who was having his tea seated. That’s how the doctor’s nose was injured." :) :) :) :) :)

    MyLanka Friday, 23 June 2017 06:47 AM

    Tea cups falling from the sky! Good one doctors.

    Yehiya Friday, 23 June 2017 06:51 AM

    Funny comments.

    Snoopy Doo Friday, 23 June 2017 06:59 AM

    This is exactly what they require from the general public without wasting our Ceylon Tea!!!!

    sas Friday, 23 June 2017 12:16 PM

    Tea cups falling from sky ! If this GMOA fellow's version of event is correct then why there is a police complaint ?

    Raj Friday, 23 June 2017 12:17 PM

    The way things go, if you hold a competition among Doctors, Lawyers and Politicians who can tell lies better, I bet Doctors will win!!!

    Roman Friday, 23 June 2017 07:15 AM

    Kondey badapu cheenunta ova kiyapan! lol

    Appu Friday, 23 June 2017 07:17 AM

    Wonder how these doctor can perform an operation when cant even a hold a tea cup properly

    Mandy Friday, 23 June 2017 12:49 PM

    If this is his diagnostic skill heaven help the patient.

    Dee Friday, 23 June 2017 07:27 AM

    Hope there was one to treat him.

    Gune Friday, 23 June 2017 07:32 AM

    Doctors have been reduced to being politicians. They are all liars!!!

    Kadiya Friday, 23 June 2017 07:58 AM

    Ithion kaata kiyannnada?

    AjithZ Friday, 23 June 2017 08:07 AM

    Tea cup fallen on the nose by mistake? Ha ha haaa. Reminds me of the grama sevaka who tied himself to a tree. Must write a book about these incidents. Will be hit and a big seller for sure.

    Bala Friday, 23 June 2017 08:07 AM

    Fantastic explanation by GMOA - reminds me of good old Mervin. Or may be the doctor fell asleep and fell forward on his face. Ha Ha Ha.

    AliG Friday, 23 June 2017 08:40 AM

    May be he tried to perform a nose job on himself?

    nimal Friday, 23 June 2017 01:40 PM

    DOCTORS HAVE BECOME BIG LIARS TODAY !!!!!!!!!!!!!

    kapila Friday, 23 June 2017 08:53 AM

    What is the difference between Dr Mervin Silva and Dr Nalinda Herath via DM Android App

    Casanova Friday, 23 June 2017 01:48 PM

    Next they will rape a nurse and say that the nurse fell on his d**k.

    truth Friday, 23 June 2017 09:02 AM

    Excellent comment Appu

    Sofia Friday, 23 June 2017 09:11 AM

    Possible and probable because the SAITM issue is now stale news and he fell asleep through boredom.

    SASI- Friday, 23 June 2017 09:22 AM

    Most of the doctors in Jaffna teaching hospital treated poor ,innocent patient in humanitarian ground. yesterday alone 812 OPD patients were benefited. I hope in other hospital might have same situation... if so, pls share....

    Sincere Friday, 23 June 2017 09:30 AM

    Doctors fighting with cups? Lankawe ehema wenne naha!!

    Gaminie Friday, 23 June 2017 09:32 AM

    People think this GMOA official who calls himself a professional doctor is an amnesiac, he proved himself in a TV interview ; difficult to believe his statements.

    Art Friday, 23 June 2017 09:45 AM

    Your hoodwinked medical students may swallow your cooked story, not people like us who have greater common sense and humanitarian sense.

    Freddy Yong Friday, 23 June 2017 09:46 AM

    Why the police involvement if it was just a case of a cup falling on the nose of another. GMOA minissu must be thinking every body else are 'gonas' and 'kondayas'

    Trehan Munasinghe Friday, 23 June 2017 10:13 AM

    "A teacup of a doctor, who was standing, had fallen on to the nose of another doctor who was having his tea seated. That’s how the doctor’s nose was injured. No clash took place at the event,” GMOA Assistant Secretary Dr. Nalinda Herath told Daily MirrorThis must be the joke of the year !!!

    Ashi Friday, 23 June 2017 10:26 AM

    ha ha ha ha ha ha.............. what an explanation by poor doctors


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