BIRGUNJ — Police have arrested eight medical doctors from Birguinj on Friday as a part of the Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police (CIB)’ s Operation Quack, according to police, launched some months ago to crack down on fake medical professionals working in various parts of the region.
The arrestees are Saroj Singh, Kush Raj Giri and Panna Lal Patel from the Narayani Sub-Regional Hospital; Nimesh Raman Pal, Ishad and Mohammad Rahulla from the National Medical College and Dinesh Sah and Arun Kumar Gupta, who had private facilities in the city.
A special team of police sent from the CIB arrested them from different health facilities of Birgunj on the charge of using fake credentials to obtain professional licences.
The team led by DSP Phiroj Basnet had reached Birgunj yesterday after receiving a tip-off about the practice of quacks in the region.
The detainees are currently kept at the Parsa District Police Office and preparations are underway to send them to the Capital for further investigation.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.