National Medical College Md Criticises Nepal Govt's Move To Arrest Eight Doctors Without Proof
Birgunj, July 10 (ANI): Managing Director of National Medical College Dr. Bassruddin Ansari has criticised the Nepal Government's move to arrest eight practicing medical doctors from different health facilities of Birgunj on the charge of using fake academic credentials to obtain professional licences, saying it is an unacceptable act and the arrested doctors are in depression.A team of Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police, led by DSP Phiroj Basnet, arrested the practicing medical doctors from Birgunj after receiving a tip-off about the practice of quacks in the region. According to police, it is a part of the CIB's Operation Quack which was launched some months ago to crack down on fake medical professionals working in various parts of the nation. The accused doctors are Nimesh Raman Pal, Irshad Ul Haqq and Mohammad Rahulla from the National Medical College; Saroj Singh, Kush Raj Giri and Panna Lal Patel from the Narayani Sub-Regional Hospital; and Dinesh Sah and Arun Kumar Gupta, who had private clinics in the city. Meanwhile, doctors, health workers and pharmacists of the city shut down health facilities and medical stores. The hospital is one of the most reputed medical centres in the country.