In a surprising revelation, a case of a fraudulent 19-year-old individual posing as a junior physician has come to the forefront.
Delhi police have arrested a 19 year-old man who had impersonated a physician in AIIMS for the previous 5 months and even participated in occasions meant for medical professionals. The police arrested Adnan Khurram on April 14.
He used totally different pretend identities to make mates on the varied hospital departments and different medical college students. Moreover, he even participated within the occasions akin to marathons and strikes, organized for medical doctors, in response to the AIIMS resident physician’s associations.
After the arrest by the police, the accused managed to shock the Delhi police along with his ‘data’ of medicines, names of the departments, heads and medical doctors on the AIIMS. A diary that’s issued solely to the medical doctors was additionally discovered with the fraud.
The rationale as to why Khurran posed as a physician at hospital continues to be unknown to the police as a result of he has been continuously altering his statements throughout the police investigation. Though, one main motive was to get his members of the family preferential remedy at AIIMS, the opposite was attributable to his liking for the occupation.
Throughout a marathon organized by the medical doctors, among the medical doctors obtained suspicious about Khurram and began questioning him about his id. When he couldn’t handle to offer a reputable id proof, he was then handed over to the police for investigation.
“Khurram was handed over on Saturday and has been charged underneath Sections 419 (impersonation) and 468 (forgery for objective of dishonest) of the Indian Penal Code on the Hauz Khas Police Station”, stated Deputy Commissioner of Police (South), Romil Baaniya.
Resident Physician’s Affiliation President Harjit Singh stated:
“Khurram has been observing his actions within the campus for the previous many months so I made a decision to maintain a watch at him. He would roam across the campus sporting the lab coat and stethoscope on a regular basis. We came upon that he made totally different claims to totally different medical doctors. To some, he would declare to be a junior resident physician and to the junior resident medical doctors he would regard himself as an undergraduate medical scholar. He made his strategy to the WhatsApp grpups of the medical doctors as properly”.
Based on Singh, there are round 2, 000 resident medical doctors at AIIMS and it’s fairly troublesome to know each individual individually, so Khurram used this problem to his benefit and by no means obtained caught by anybody.
Though, the police discovered no earlier felony information of Khurram, throughout the investigation it was discovered that the accused had uploaded a number of footage sporting the physician’s lab coat and stethoscope on social media. He has posted pictures of him with politician as properly.
A resident of Batla Home close to, Jamia Nagar, Adnan Khurram initially hailed from Bihar.
Apparently, it looks as if it has grow to be straightforward for folks to impersonate as medical doctors particularly at AIIMS since this isn’t the primary fraudulent case that has come up from the apex hospital. Prior to now as properly, ‘pretend physician’ have been caught treating folks on the hospital. The matter of lives and deaths of harmless sufferers held in danger whereas these pretend medical doctors pose as their life-saver perhaps prescribing mistaken medical remedies and medicines as properly.