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‘Fake’ doctor accused of infecting 46 Indians with HIV arrested

February 8, 2018 12:00 AM
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‘Fake’ doctor accused of infecting 46 Indians with HIV arrested

NEW DELHI: Indian police Wednesday arrested an unlicensed doctor accused of infecting at least 46 people with HIV by re-using a syringe, the latest case to expose the paucity of healthcare in the country of 1.25 billion.Police in Uttar Pradesh tracked down Rajendra Yadav, who provided cheap door-to-door medical services to poor villagers, after a filing a criminal case against him over the spread of the infection in the northern state’s Unnao district. “He was arrested on a tip-off and is being questioned about his role in the case,” Unnao police chief Pushpanjali Devi told AFP.

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Source: thenews.com.pk

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