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Doctor arrested for giving inmates fake certificates

On June 29, High Court ordered Crime branch to probe the matter. A doctor and his accomplice have been arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly issuing falsified medical certificates to family members of prisoners to obtain a favorable bail order, as they said on Saturday.
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Deputy Police Commisioner Rakesh Paweriya said the accused had been identified as Gajendra Kumar Nayyar, a 61-year-old man, and a resident of Uttam Nagar, and his accomplice Mukesh Sangwa, a Pankha Road resident. Although the doctor ran two nursing homes and released false medical records, the police said Sangwan gave him clients.

The High Court directed the Crime Branch on June 29, to probe the matter after police in the South-East district noticed the doctor indulging in malpractice. During the probe, officers of the Crime Branch found the doctor, who was registered with the Delhi Medical Council, was placed under suspension until November this year. On 7 July the suspects were then arrested, police said.

It was noticed during investigation that Dr. Nayyar finished his MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College in 1979 after which he went abroad and worked there. He also holds a FRCR (Fellowship of Royal College of radiologists) diploma from UK. He returned to India in 2006, and worked in different hospitals, the police said.

In accordance to the police’s statement, the doctor met Sangwan’s wife, Sunita in 2015 and prepared fake medical certificates and other documents for the lady so that she can get a bail for her husband, who was accused of rape.

The officials reported, the doctor charged around 10,000 to 25,000 to prepare such fake documents and certificates and presently he was running two nursing homes and was using them for fake certification and documentation.

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