PIL filed before Supreme Court seeking protection for doctors from arbitrary medical negligence cases

The petition was filed in light of death of Dr Archana Sharma of Jaipur who died by suicide on March 29, 2022, after murder charges were pressed against her by Rajasthan Police after the death of a patient.
Attack on doctors, Supreme Court
Attack on doctors, Supreme Court

Indian Medical Association has moved the Supreme Court seeking guidelines to ensure safety of doctors across the country from arbitrarily and illegally being booked by police for serious criminal charges on complaints of medical negligence.

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