scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Saturday, May 08, 2021

Pune: Two arrested for issuing fake Covid RT-PCR reports

Police have identified the two accused as Sagar Ashok Hande (25), a resident of Sangam Chowk in Pune and native of Nanded district and Dayanand Bhimrao Kharate (21), a resident of Warje Malwadi and native of Osmanabad.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
April 17, 2021 10:59:26 pm
Police stated that during investigation, it was revealed that the two accused had given fake Covid RT-PCR reports to many people.

Pune City Police arrested two persons for allegedly issuing fake Covid RT PCR reports in the name of a private lab at J M Road.

Police have identified the two accused as Sagar Ashok Hande (25), a resident of Sangam Chowk in Pune and native of Nanded district and Dayanand Bhimrao Kharate (21), a resident of Warje Malwadi and native of Osmanabad.

Rupesh Shrikant Nale, administrative manager of the Genepath Diagnostics India Private Limited, a private lab located at J M Road in Shivajinagar, has lodged the complaint in this case at the Deccan police station.

During investigation, a police team led by Senior Inspector Murlidhar Karpe, Assistant Inspector Babasaheb Zarekar, Sub-Inspector Abhijit Kudale arrested the two persons Saturday.

Police stated that during investigation, it was revealed that the two accused had given fake Covid RT-PCR reports to many people.

Police have booked the two accused under IPC sections 419, 420, 465, 468, 469, 471 and 336, and further investigation is on.

– Stay updated with the latest Pune news. Follow Express Pune on Twitter here and on Facebook here. You can also join our Express Pune Telegram channel here.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Pune News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
x