Barwani: Barwani district administration acting on district collector Shivraj Singh Verma's directive, FIR has been registered against Dr Mukesh Chouhan a day after local administration caught him attending to the patients, despite himself tested positive for novel coronavirus.
On Wednesday, sub-divisional magistrate Ghanshyam Dhangar said Dr Mukesh Chouhan is posted at Covid Care Centre in Asha Gram. He went on leave after testing positive for Covid-19 on April 24.
On receiving a tip-off that Dr Chouhan is attending to the patients the local administration raided Om Sairam Hospital and Day Care Centre owned by Dr Chouhan.
The team found 8 patients who were under treatment there. Dr Chouhan failed to furnish any relevant documents pertaining to his clinic. Hospital was sealed and medicines were seized. Administration and health department will take further action against Dr Chouhan.