Kathmandu, April 20: Eight people have been arrested from Sooriya Health Care on charge of issuing fake negative PCR report by taking high amount from the people going abroad.
During raid police have recovered 4 fake test reports issued by the lab mentioned as PCR TEST Negative without collecting and testing the swabs. They were charging Rs 9,000 for issuing fake report.
The arrestees are : Manager of the lab, Dr. Khelanand Singh (44) of Saptari, Prakash Rayamajhi (45) of Jhapa, Pramod Yadav (32) of Sapatari, Pradeep Giri (50) Mahottari, Aman Yadav (25) of Mahottari, Bajesh Pokhrel (32) of Morang, Badal Miring Ching (22) Mahottari and Saroj Chhetri (22) of Dolkha.
In the preliminary investigation it has been found that the owner of Sooriya Health Care, Dr, CP Shree Kumar and owner of Merit Multi Care, Prakash Rayamajhi are involved in issuing such report through their staff.