SARGODHA: Family refuses polio drops, locks team in a room


SARGODHA: A polio team was attacked and locked in a room by a family who refused to have polio drops administered to their children in Sargodha on Thursday.

According to police, a team of polio workers was administering polio drops in Sargodha’s Kot Raja area when a man named Shamsher refused the drops for his children.

When threatened with legal repercussion, the man and his family hurled verbal abuses at the two women health workers and locked them in a room.

Police registered a case against five suspects and initiated an investigation, however, it has yet to apprehend a suspect.