Dhaka diagnostic centre employee fined 10L over expired medicine, surgery without doctor

Officials of Rapid Action Battalion seen conducting a raid at Crescent Diagnostic and Consultation Center in the capital’s Uttara area on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Dhaka Tribune

The raid was conducted on Wednesday night

A mobile court of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has fined the laboratory in-charge of Crescent Diagnostic and Consultation Center in Dhaka’s Uttara Tk10 lakh over different violations.

The violations include keeping expired medicines and having surgeries performed without a doctor, according to the elite force.

The raid on Wednesday night was led by Executive Magistrate Palash Kumar Basu. It was ongoing until 11pm.

Over the past few months, mobile courts had raided multiple diagnostic centres in Dhaka and elsewhere and handed out punishments and fines over various violations.

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