Doctor arrested

Nagercoil: The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption wing of the police arrested a doctor on Saturday for demanding and accepting bribe from physically challenged persons for issuing medical certificates.

According to sources, based on a complaint lodged by the physically challenged persons, a police team conducted a surprise raid at the orthopaedics department of Government Medical College Hospital at Asaripallam and arrested doctor Sreedhar and recovered Rs. 6,500 in his possession.

The police have registered a case and are investigating.

— Staff Reporter