CBI arrested Safdarjung Hospital Neurosurgery Associate Professor on illegal practices | Read why the Doctor of Safdarjung Hospital was arrested by CBI? Full Story….
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an associate professor in the Neurosurgery department at New Delhi’s prestigious Safdarjung Hospital for allegedly engaging in illegal activities and accepting money in exchange for medical advice.
Dr. Manish Rawat, an associate professor in the neurosurgery department at Safdarjung Hospital, was arrested, as were Avnesh Patel, Manish Sharma, Deepak Khattar, the proprietor of a shop, and Kuldeep.
The accused forced the patients to pay a price for the instruments that was higher than the actual price in order to profit from the overbilling.
Why CBI arrested Safdarjung Hospital Doctor?
“It was alleged that the neurosurgeon, in conspiracy with other accused who were acting as middlemen, a proprietor of a surgical shop, was engaging in illegal activities and taking money for giving medical advice and conducting surgery on patients and circumventing laid down rules regarding treatment in the Safdarjung Hospital,” officials said.
It was also claimed that the neurosurgeon directed the patients to purchase the surgical instruments from the Kanishka Surgical shop, which was owned by another accused, Deepak Khattar.
The accused forced the patients to pay a higher price for the instruments than the actual price and used their share of the overbilling by the said shop.
It was also claimed that bribes of Rs. 1,15,000, Rs. 55,000, and Rs. 30,000 were recently taken from Dr. Rawat’s attendants and patients through a private person and deposited in the bank account of the other accused. “The same was done on the neurosurgeon’s orders,” officials added.
The accused neurosurgeon was also accused of laundering his illegally earned money through companies managed by a private individual.
“In addition, searches were conducted in various locations, including the national capital and Uttar Pradesh, resulting in the recovery of incriminating documents, digital devices, and so on,” officials added.
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