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Service affected after the arrest of ‘fake doctors’

Review Nepal
  Kathmandu, Nepal      June 18 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal: The arrest of seventeen doctors from different parts of the country on the allege charge of possessing fake certificates is protested by the medical professions.
Following the arrests, doctors have halted services in different hospitals including in Kathmandu on the name of protest the arrest. 
However, the medical association has not taken any formal decision regarding the shutdown of service to protest the arrest of police.  
The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has arrested 17 doctors from various parts of the country on the charge of possessing fake certificate.  Though the arrested are not made public by the police, it is said that nine doctors were arrested from the Birgunj alone and remaining were from Birgunj, Biratnagar, Janakpur and Chitwan. 
It is said that all the arrested ‘fake doctors’ have been sent in Kathmandu for further investigation. A special team of Nepal police under the CBI had arrested them on Friday.