Dr Kafeel arrested again, now in 9-year-old fraud case

NEW DELHI: A day after getting a bail in the Bahraich case for allegedly creating a nuisance, Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested again now in connection with the 9-year-old fraud case.

Dr. Kafeel Khan and his co-accused brother Adeel Khan was arrested on Sunday for allegedly opening a fake bank account in a nationalized bank using another person’s documents.

The Bahraich police on Saturday detained Dr. Khan on charges of allegedly arguing with doctors examining the children admitted to the government-run district hospital and “disturbing” the treatment.

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“A case was registered against Dr. Kafeel and his brother Adeel under various sections of the IPC in 2009 at the Rajghat police station by Muzaffar Alam, a resident of the city’s Shekhhpur area. Muzaffar Alam in his complaint had accused both the brothers of using his photograph and ID to open a fake bank account in SBI and using the same to carry out the transaction of over Rs 82 lakhs. At that time, Dr. Kafeel was pursuing his medical studies at Manipal University,” Circle Officer (Cantonment) Prabhat Kumar Rai said, reported DNA.

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Dr. Kafeel is out on bail in connection with the death of 60 infants in Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College, allegedly due to lack of oxygen supply last year.