On a day the CID arrested three more fake doctors and identified four others working with some private hospitals, three `institutes’ at Bowbazar, College Street and Chowringhee Road, that offered alternative medicine degrees, were sealed by the agency .Earlier in the day , city police also found a bogus medical college at Kalighat.
The CID have asked chief medical officers of health in north Bengal districts to explain how fake doctors, like Kaiser Ahmed, got appointed at government hospitals and clinics..In another, the state dental association handed over to the CID a list of doctors who passed themselves as general practitioners.
Asource in the city police said the fake medical college at Kalighat was busted after they arrested a fake doctor Md Akbar Ali, a Garia resident who practised at Shahid Smriti Colony , Panchasayar and Tiljala. “We recovered his DR.
FRAUD certificate stating that he passed from of All India Council of Indo Allopathy and Complimentary Medicine.The state medical council said his registration number was fake and the council cannot award any MBBS degrees,” said an offi cer. The police source added that this council, located in Kalighat, had been operating since a decade but it provided different addresses on their certificates.
The police said they have identified four doctors with fake degrees three from a Thakurpukur private hospital and another working with a south Kolkata hospital -who have been practising for decades.Currently , all of them are absconding. One of the accused even passed himself off as gra duate of AIIMS Hospital in Delhi,” said an officer. Another fake doctor Md Izaz Ahmed of Baruipur’s Piyali, who studied only till class XII and practised at a local dispensary for over three years, was arrested on Friday as he had no registration certificate.
Meanwhile Entally police said they will pray for Belle Vue doctor Naren Pandey’s police custody once he is out of the CID custody . “Pandey could use his position (vice-president of the Unani council) to issue genuine registration numbers to fake doctors. We will investigate this charge too,” said an officer.