Dr Dipak Gadhia
SURAT: A medical officer of Surat Municipal Company-run (SMC) Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Schooling and Analysis (SMIMER) was caught accepting a bribe of Rs 2,500 for offering a optimistic Covid-19 report back to a person with none assessments.
The complainant needed a Covid optimistic report back to evade court docket listening to as he was supposed to stay current in individual. He knew the accused Dr Dipak Gadhia for the previous few months.
Dr Gadhia had demanded Rs 6,000, of which he accepted Rs 2,500 earlier. However he was caught taking one other Rs 2,500 on the entry gate of SMIMER hospital. An MBBS from Ahmedabad-based BJ Medical Faculty and serving in authorities for 26 years, Dr Gadhia offered a optimistic Covid-19 speedy antigen report of Crystal Laboratory sans check.
The entice was laid by the anti-corruption bureau (ACB) crew of inspectors NK Kamaliya and Okay J Chaudhary below supervision of NP Gohil, assistant director, ACB, Surat.
“Complainant needed exemption from court docket hearings and so needed a Covid-19 optimistic report,” stated ACB officer.