A few employees of A.P. Medical Council who committed malpractices before 2006 were trying to tarnish its image by sending false information to the media with a view to dislodge the duly elected body, said council's Chairman E. Ravindra Reddy.

In a statement, he said the council was working transparently in an effective manner and was being appreciated by the “entire medical fraternity”. He said registrar of the council initiated steps to bring accountability but a few were unable to digest the procedures.

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