On 24 April 2017 the media posted information that on 22 April 2017 in a woman locked an pediatrician in her apartment, located in a house in Leninsky District, the city of Chelyabinsk, who arrived to treat her daughter. After the doctor reported the incident to the dispatcher, the woman torn the smock off the doctor, put it on her head and kicked her out of the apartment. Upon returning to the hospital, the pediatrician felt sick and was transported to the ICU with hypertension stroke diagnosis.
By order of the Acting Head of the Chelyabinsk Region Office of the Investigative Committee requested from the police departments, where the medical staff reported the incident, materials of the check and a probe has been launched in illegal deprivation of liberty under Part 1 of Article 127.
Investigative operations are underway to gather evidence. The criminal case is under special control of the Investigative Office management.
Offense against lives and health of people, who save lives on daily basis must not be tolerated. The Investigative Committee will continue punishing every case of attacks on medical workers and launch criminal cases against people, interfering into professional duties of doctors.