A 34-year-old man was arrested in West Bengal’s Malda district for impersonating a doctor and seeing patients, police said on Tuesday.
Acting on a tip-off, officers of the Cyber Police Station nabbed Buddhadeb Dey from Narmada Medicine at Singatala More on Monday while he was seeing patients, they said.
He impersonated Dr Subhadip Banerjee, a neurologist, police said.
Some prescriptions and a forged identity card of ECL Hospital Kalla were found with him, they said.
Dey, a native of Nalhati in Birbhum, also used to see patients at Das Medical Store in Gour Road and several clinics in Murshidabad, police said.
A medical representative was also detained, they said.
A case was lodged and an investigation started, they added.