Lady doctor accused of taking bribe in Gajapati


Paralakhemundi: A lady doctor working in Mohana Community Health Centre (CHC) of Gajapati district has been accused of taking bribe from a pregnant woman for treatment.

As per reports, one Philip Nayak of Jhinjiriguda village in Kandhamal district took his wife Jasanna Nayak to Mohana CHC after she developed some kind of gynaecological problem on Wednesday.

However, the lady doctor posted at the CHC allegedly suggested them to visit her home for treatment. When the couple went to the doctor’s house she allegedly took Rs 2700 from the couple to treat Jasanna.

On receiving a complaint against the lady doctor, Mohana BDO visited the CHC for enquiry and directed the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) to furnish a report in this regard.

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