Police seal fake dental clinic in Srinagar, arrested ‘fake’ doctor



Police on Monday arrested a man For allegedly “practicing” as a dentist without a proper license in the Kanikadal area of old Srinagar city.

Official sources told news agency Kashmir News Trust that police, and health officials in the presence of the Magistrate sealed the fake dental clinic. The ‘fake’ doctor running the clinic in the congested area failed to provide a license or proper certificate supporting his practice when police asked him to do so.

Sources said that a team led by SHO Shaheed Gunj Basharat Ali, and Zonal Medical Officer Dr Shafkat in the presence of Tahsildar South Moeen Azhar Kakroo raided the clinic after inputs and sealed it. The man masquerading as the doctor has been arrested.

Police said that the clinic was established in a residential area at Kanikadal Srinagar.

A formal FIR vide number 50/2023 under section 420 has been lodged against the quack.

Tahsildar South Moeen Azhar Kakroo confirmed that the clinic has been sealed by the police. He said he was present there as a magistrate. [KNT]


Neyaz Elahi

Neyaz Elahi, who switched from Electronic to Print Media is a Kashmir based Accredited Journalist who has written extensively on Kashmir for local, national and international web portals. He is currently associated with Srinagar based News Agency Kashmir News Trust (KNT).

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