LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday ordered the arrest of a quack physician who operated on a lady in his vest and his confederate at a hospital in Jhang.
The choice got here throughout a listening to of the suo moto discover taken on this incident. A two-member bench headed by Justice Nisar heard the case on the Supreme Courtroom’s Lahore Registry.
The CJP had taken suo moto discover of the incident after a video went viral displaying a person sporting a vest conducting a surgical procedure on a affected person.
The video additionally confirmed the person was being assisted by one other who was additionally neither sporting scrubs nor a masks.
Muttahida Qaumi Motion Senator Mian Ateeq had additionally, earlier, raised the difficulty at a gathering of the Senate Standing Committee on Nationwide Well being Providers.
Throughout Saturday’s listening to, Superintendent Jhang Police introduced the suspects in courtroom.
Police stated the suspects labored at Dr Rafiq Ahmed’s clinic who’s registered with the Pakistan Medical and Dental Affiliation.
“The suspects have claimed that Dr Rafiq carried out the operation they usually have been solely giving first-help,” police officers advised the bench.
To this, the CJP remarked, “They’re mendacity.”
Justice Nisar ordered their arrest and for a case to be registered towards them.
The bench additionally directed police to current Dr Rafiq on the subsequent listening to of the case.
Earlier on April 20, Justice Nisar ordered the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa authorities to shut down in every week all bogus clinics and different operations run by quacks throughout the province.
The orders got here because the chief justice resumed listening to various instances associated to public welfare points, together with these associated to healthcare.
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