Srinagar, Sep 6: Police on Sunday arrested an alleged fake doctor who acted as “Munna Bhai MBBS” for months in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, local news agency KNS reported.
It said that the quack, a resident of Pamposh Colony Badshah Nagar Srinagar was practicing as MBBS doctor in Regipora Kupwara from several months.
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 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.
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)