Arrest all quacks from Punjab within a week, orders CJP Nisar

04:42 PM | 14 Apr, 2018
Arrest all quacks from Punjab within a week, orders CJP Nisar
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LAHORE – Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday ordered authorities to launch a crackdown on fake doctors in Punjab.

Hearing a case regarding public interest in Supreme Court’s Lahore registry, the Chief Justice also ordered the Punjab police to arrest all quack doctors within a week.

The apex court has also summoned a report in this regarding within a week.

Earlier today, a woman died after being allegedly administered a wrong injection by a fake doctor in Kahana locality of Lahore.

The victim's husband, Shahzad, claimed that his wife was suffering from fever, adding that the wrong injection caused her death.

A case has been registered against the arrested after he was arrested by police.

Recently, Punjab Health Commission launched a drive against fake doctors, sealing 57 of their clinics in the province.