A 24-year-old Shimla man poses as PGI doctor


The Hush Post: A 24-year-old youth posing as doctor has been arrested by the Chandigarh Police. He was impersonating as a doctor at the PGI. When the police interrogated him, they recovered a stamp and a stethoscope from him.

The accused, Sumit Kumar, is from Shimla. He stays at Kajheri in Sector 52. He was caught by a security guard at the PGI.

The security guard noticed the accused posing as a doctor on the third floor of the Medical OPD on September 8.  He got suspicious and asked the accused to show his identity card. But the accused failed to furnish it. The PGI authorities then informed the police about the incident.

The accused was arrested. A case under Sections 419 (cheating by personation) and 427 (making or possessing counterfeit seal) of the IPC has been registered at the Sector 11 police station.

The police said the accused was carrying a bag that had a stamp and a stethoscope. The accused is a Class XII pass-out. He was preparing for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), a medical entrance exam.


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