‘Experienced’ fake doctor nabbed


Compiled by ASHLEY TANG, ALLISON LAI and R. ARAVINTHAN

A BOGUS doctor who had conducted more than 70,000 operations and medical procedures over the past decade has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Malaysia Nanban reported that the man was a medical assistant with the Indian air force and worked under a doctor named Rajesh in Bangalore.

He apparently made copies of the doctor’s certificates and then created new documents and put his own name on them.

For the past 10 years, he ran his own medical practice, successfully registered himself with the medical council of Karnataka and even worked in a government hospital.

Eventually other doctors grew suspicious of him and reported the matter to authorities.

In the ensuing probe, the man was exposed as a fake and was arrested by the police.



> More than 300 Indian small business owners and entrepreneurs attended a seminar that focused on aid available to entrepreneurs in Selangor, the daily also reported.

Small business owners, traders and those trying to start their own businesses were among the participants of the seminar.

The above articles are compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.

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