Raipur: A team of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials on Saturday arrested a lady doctor Neelam Bhardwaj working with SIMS government hospital at Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh for demanding a bribe of Rs 1500 from a patient.

Prahlad Singh Nagar had lodged a complaint with the ACB in this regard. The health of his-13 year old son deteriorated all of a sudden when Nagar had visited to the city to meet one of his relatives. The child was admitted to the SIMS government hospital where he was diagnosed with an infection in his chest.

Dr Bhardwaj asked him that he would get medicines at invariably higher rates if he purchases them from the market.

Dr Bhardwaj further said that if he gives Rs 15, 00, she will provide medicines to him and will also treat well.
The lady doctor charged Rs 200 as the first installment and called Nagar to SIMS on Saturday after charging the rest Rs 1300.

The ACB apprehended the lady doctor who was about to take bribe from Nagar.


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