Police have arrested a fake doctor from Mokalbari tea estate in Dibrugarh district. According to police the fake doctor who is a matric fail has been serving as a medical officer under the assumed the name of Dr Stephen Antony since 2018. The 37-year-old fraud’s original name is Simon Nag and had stolen the identify of a Karnataka-based doctor by the name of Dr Stephen Antony who is currently working in Singapore. Tbe fraud has been serving as doctor for last 12 years in various tea gardens.
The officer in charge (OC) of Chabua police station Tulumoni Dowerah who himself filed a suo motto case against the fake doctor said that during investigation it was found that Anthony had flunked his class 10 exam in 2003 from Bindhakota High School, Dibrugarh securing only 137 marks overall. From 2009 he has been serving as a doctor and had served in several big tea estates before joining Mokalbari tea estate in 2018. According to police, the fake doctor used to attend medical seminars. He has been sent to judicial custody by the police.