GMCH doctor caught red-handed taking bribe for post mortem report

The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption branch of Assam Police on October 22 caught a doctor of Gauhati Medical College Hospital red-handed while he was taking a bribe of Rs 8,000 for a post mortem report.

The arrested doctor was identified as Manoj Baishya.

The doctor had allegedly demanded Rs 50,000 from the family of a deceased person for preparing post mortem report and had taken Rs 8,000 from the family as advance.

According to reports, a person hailing from Dispur Last Gate area in Guwahati died on September 19. The family members of the deceased person alleged that, the doctor had demanded Rs 50,000 from them to prepare the post mortem report.

When the doctor was accepting Rs 8,000 from the family members of the deceased, the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption team caught him red-handed.

About Hemanta Kr Nath

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Hemanta Kumar Nath is a Guwahati-based journalist. He had worked with India Blooms News Service (IBNS), Meghalaya Times, Global News Network among others.

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