Special Correspondent

CHICKABALLAPUR: Minister for Minorities Welfare Mumtaz Ali Khan, who is also district in-charge Minister, on Saturday ordered the immediate suspension of a senior doctor at the district hospital who was allegedly taking money from patients.

Prof. Khan, who paid a surprise visit to the hospital, directed the Hospital Superintendent to place the doctor, Diwakar, under suspension for 15 days.

Dr. Diwakar had been warned earlier for allegedly using the names of legislators to collect money from patients.