Karachi: 9 quacks remanded
KARACHI: Nine quacks were remanded in police custody till February 25 on Thursday while their underage accomplice was released on bail against a surety of Rs50,000. The quack doctors – identified as Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Sheikhani, Inayatullah, Nasir Abbas, Mohammad Siddique, Mushtaq Hussain, Mohammad Shafiq, Mohammad Javed, Hayat Ali and 17-year-old Jan Shafi — were produced in the court of the judicial magistrate (West).
All the 10 had been arrested on a complaint by Muzaffar Ali Jagwani, incharge of the District Hospital Keamari, for practising illegally in several hospitals in the area. The police had also recovered spurious and substandard drugs from their possession. A case was registered against them at the Docks police station.