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Senior gynaecologist arrested on bribe charges in Kerala

A raid is being carried out by VACB officials at his residence in Thamarassery.

Published: 23rd January 2017 06:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd January 2017 07:31 PM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

KOZHIKODE: A senior gynaecologist with a government hospital in the district was arrested by the Kozhikode Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) for allegedly taking illegal gratification of Rs 2,000 from a man for conducting laparoscopic sterilisation on his wife.

K P Abdul Rasheed (52), a gynaecologist in Government Taluk Hospital at Thamarassery, was caught red-handed on Monday by vigilance officers for demanding and accepting bribe from the couple.

A raid is being carried out by VACB officials at his residence in Thamarassery. He will be produced before the court, officials said.

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