Probe sought into paying counter 'irregularities'

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM OCT. 3. The Kerala Community Pharmacy Staff Union has sought a Vigilance probe into the alleged irregularities regarding local purchase and settlement of open heart surgery items at the paying counter at the Medical College.

The union general secretary, John Venatius, said here that several irregularities had come to light during a surprise visit by the Health Secretary and District Collector the other day.

The cash room had also been sealed by the officials, he pointed out.

The union general secretary called for a fair inquiry that would unearth the irregularities and ensure that innocents were not framed.

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