2 doctors arrested for allegedly taking Rs 8 lakh bribe for clearing food bill of COVID-19 patients
Gujarat: In a case of bribery, two Gujarat based doctors have been caught red-handed by the Gujarat Anti Corruption Bureau recently while accepting a bribe of rupees 8 lakhs to clear the due bill for food served to COVID-19 patients and the staff admitted at the hospital.
The accused doctors have been identified as medical officers of Sola Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad.
Riddhi Dave, police inspector, ACB informed The Indian Express, "The two accused doctors were formally arrested on Thursday night after their Covid-19 test and were booked under sections 7, 12, 13(1) and 13(2) under Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) act. Today, they were presented before a special additional sessions judge in Mirzapur court where we had demanded a five-day remand. We have been given remand of the accused till 11 am November 1," said Riddhi Dave, police inspector, ACB.