Sanitary Inspector acting as “Munna Bhai MBBS” arrested in Kupwara

Aatif Qayoom
Srinagar, Sept 06 (KNS): Days after High Court (HC) prohibited doctors for indulging in private practice; an alleged fake doctor who acted as “Munna Bhai MBBS” for months was arrested in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district after being exposed.
Reports reaching to Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that a resident of Pamposh Colony Badshah Nagar Srinagar was practicing as MBBS doctor in Regipora Kupwara from several months, who finally trapped into the net.
The alleged accused has been identified as Maqsood Ahmad Khan son of Ghulam Mohammad Khan.
A police official told divulged KNS that the accused was working with Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK).
Soon after the incident came into limelight, locals of the area demanded strict action against the accused who without having professional degree treated patients and therefore brought bad name to the profession.
However it has been revealed that the said person was working as Sanitary Inspector in Health Department and was presently posted in Bone & Joint Hospital Barzulla Srinagar.
Notably last year a fake doctor was arrested by police in north Kashmir’s Pattan area after he got exposed during a media trial.
While confirming the arrest of alleged fake doctor, a police officer told KNS that prima-facie it was not immediately known whether the doctor was a fake. He said the case under FIR number 225/2020 U/S 420, 486, 471 IPC has been registered in PS Kupwara and further investigation taken up. (KNS) 

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