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Crime Branch detains two men and a woman over fake medical qualifications in Mumbai

10:30 PM Sep 19, 2021 | PTI

Mumbai: Two men and a woman were arrested for allegedly practicing as doctors without having any medical qualification, with two of them having studied only till Class XII, a Mumbai Crime Branch official said on Sunday.

Acting on a tip-off which was confirmed by a decoy, a team raided three clinics in Ghatkopar in the metropolis on Saturday and arrested Bharat Mhaske (46), Neelam Sitaram Pasi (38) and Suraj Ramjee Saroj (23), the official said.

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"Mhaske and Saroj have only studied till Class XII but had worked as compounders under a doctor. Pasi says she is a second year medical student but her claims are being verified," he said.

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The three have been arrested under IPC and Maharashtra Medical Council Act provisions, the official said

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