The Criminal Investigation Dept unravels the authenticity of doctors in hospitals of WB
The CID on Wednesday has identified over 500 fake doctors practicing in government hospitals and private clinics in West Bengal with around seven to eight phony institutes being involved in the racket.
State Medical Council president Nirmal Maji said that they had a list which would be handed over to the police.” The CID has already detained six fake doctors from diverse parts of the state including Ajay Tiwary and Naren Pandey who were close to two renowned private hospitals in the metropolis.
These fake doctors had links with senior officials of the health department besides political leaders of the Left Front government and civil and police officers. Police sources said that old registration numbers, used by doctors who are not in the profession now or had expired, were being provided to such persons.
It has also directed hospitals to provide it with names of registered doctors which would help the council screen the list of doctors practicing in the state. The Council also appealed to the people to inform it if they suspected anybody to be a fake doctor.