Naturopathy Doctor booked for allegedly duping patient of Rs 1.47 crore for fake cancer treatment
Pune: A female naturopathy doctor was recently booked for allegedly duping a woman of Rs 1.47 crore in the name of treatment by falsely informing her that she was suffering from a serious liver problem and later, cancer.
The medical practitioner was booked based on a complaint moved by the 58-year-old woman with the Wanavdi police station on Friday after the doctor allegedly failed to provide medical reports or treatment papers.
In her complaint, the patient, who is an auditor at the principal controller of defense accounts stated that she came in contact with the doctor via one of her common friends in 2017, and the Naturopathy practitioner even treated her for her knee problem at her naturopathy clinic in Kondhwa Budruk.
Thereafter, the complainant approached the doctor in June 2020, as she was suffering from a medical condition but the doctor reportedly informed her that she has closed her clinic and has taken a franchise of a Canada-based Ayurveda organization, however, she confirmed that she is still treating patients in Pune city.
The doctor has now been booked under section 420 of the Indian Penal Code following the complaint of the woman.