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Medicines buried under the earth, doctor arrested

Twelve bags of medicines purchased by the Health department were on Friday found buried under the earth leading to mob fury and arrest of a doctor at Belwa in Kishanganj district.



Kishanganj: Twelve bags of medicines
purchased by the Health department were on Friday found buried
under the earth leading to mob fury and arrest of a doctor at
Belwa in Kishanganj district.
Infuriated over reports that medicines purchased by the
state health department were buried under the earth, hundreds
of villagers blocked the Kishanganj-Thakurganj road near Belwa
this morning and demanded stern action by the suthorities.

On coming to know about the blockade, District
Magistrate S K Pudikalkutti, Superintendent of Police R K
Mishra and Civil Surgeon Dr I D Ranjan, reached the spot and
recovered the medicines.
When contacted, Superintendent of Police said the
in-charge of the health centre, Dr Ravindra Nath Singh, was
arrested.

An FIR was also registered against the doctor in the
Kishanganj police station.

PTI

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