Doctors without degree, treats coronavirus infected patients
Published: 09:53 PM, 8 July 2020
Seven detained including fake physician
Motaleb Hossain Ripon of Dhap area of Rangpur city had been providing treatment for a long time without any formal degree. He also uses the MBBS, FCPS title with his own name. He is also running a clinic. Where COVID-19 patients were also treated. Eventually, this fake doctor and six more were caught by the police.
The other detainees are- Dr. Motaleb Hossain Ripon's colleague Mostafa Kamal, owner of Human Care Diagnostic Center, manager Tawfiq Islam Rafi, PS Ershad Ali, broker Abdur Rauf Rezaul and Naya Mia.
In a press briefing of Rangpur Metropolitan Police on Wednesday, ADC (Crime) Kazi Muttaqi Ibnu Minan said that Motaleb Hossain Ripon used titles like MBBS and FCPS with his name despite not having any medical degree. He used to test and treat coronavirus infected patients. This is how this fake doctor has deceived the patients for a long time.
Kotwali Police Station OC Abdur Rashid said the raid was carried out at the Human Care Diagnostic Center in Dhap area of the city on Monday night on the basis of secret information. At that time, the doctors could not show the educational certificate and the necessary documents for the registration of the diagnostic center. The seven were later arrested. A case has been filed against them.
The OC also said that doctors are currently struggling to provide services to coronavirus infected patients in the country. At that moment, a class of unscrupulous brokers is trying to pose an extreme threat to healthcare.