Lahore: 5 ‘quacks’ arrested
LAHORE: A team of government officials got arrested five ‘quacks’ and sealed two hospitals and three clinics in Ravi Town on Thursday morning.
Led by Irrigation Secretary Irfan Elahi, the team comprised Ravi Town Assistant Commissioner Amna Munir, deputy district officers (health), drug inspectors and other officials of the City District Government of Lahore and the health department.
Amna told Dawn the team visited various localities of Ravi Town and found some people involved in illegal practice. She said the team got arrested two ‘doctors’ working at Al-Sehr Hospital and Rahman Hospital in Shahdara Town without having a proper qualification. Later the hospitals were sealed.
Similarly, she said, three other quacks running clinics illegally without qualification were also got arrested from GT Road, Shahdara.