Justice D Krishnakumar suo-motu impleaded the inspector of police of MMDA police station at Arumbakkam in Chennai as the fourth respondent in the petition and directed the police to file the status report.
Police report sought on quack’s ‘MBBS certificate’
TNN | Oct 5, 2020, 04:47 IST
Madurai: Madras high court has sought status report in a case registered against a man who was practising medicine with bogus certificates in Karur. Taking cognizance of the fact that Tamil Nadu Medical Council (TNMC) had preferred a complaint against the petitioner, Justice D Krishnakumar suo-motu impleaded the inspector of police of MMDA police station at Arumbakkam in Chennai as the fourth respondent in the petition and directed the police to file the status report.
The court was hearing a petition filed by K Jayapandi in 2018 asking the authorities to remove the sealing of his clinic stating that he was not an MBBS graduate. During the hearing, the petitioner’s counsel submitted that the registrar of Annamalai University at Chidambaram had issued an MBBS certificate to the petitioner and hence he is entitled to practise as a medical practitioner.
The registrar of TNMC stated that the provisional medical registration certificate possessed by the petitioner was not issued by TNMC and it was fabricated. C Karthik, who is standing counsel for the TNMC, submitted that the certificate relied on by the petitioner was bogus and the registrar of TNMC had also verified the same from the university.
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After a communication sent by the controller of examinations to registrar of TNMC was submitted before the court, the petitioner’s counsel sought permission to withdraw the petition. However, the court said it is not inclined to permit him to do so and adjourned the case to October 14 for further hearing