The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) conducted a sudden drive at the office of Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC) following allegations of giving registration to fake MBBS degrees holders.
A team led by the national anti-graft agency’s deputy director Md Mahmud Hasan conducted the drive at the BMDC office in the capital, said ACC spokesperson Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee.He also said ACC got allegation that 12 doctors took registration from the BMDC on the basis of fake degree in the name of Taisan Medical University of China.
The ACC director general (administration) Mohammad Munir Chowdhury ordered for the enquiring and investigation over the incident soon after getting the allegation.
In the primary enquiry, ACC team found that the 12 people did not get the MBBS degree from the Taisan Medical University in China. Three of them completed their internship Ganasasatho Medical College.
The ACC team also examined documents of seven out of the 12 fake doctors in the BMDC office and found evidence of serious inconsistencies in their documents.
When asked, BMDC officials failed to give proper reply over the irregularities.
Mohammad Munir Chowdhury said, “BMDC can’t provide registration without proper verification.Strict legal action will be taken after identifying the responsible person”.