Kumar Rajiv Nayan

Ara : In compliance with a Patna High Court order, teams of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from Patna conducted raids at a Medical Colleges in Jagdeo Nagar locality under Nawada police station, Ara, in Bhojpur district and also at Muzzaffarpur on July 31, 2018, afternoon, and seized several incriminating documents and papers.

The CBI had lodged FIRs against the Director cum Principal, Council of Patent Medicines, Dr Gaya Prasad Nirbhay, and Director, J P Institute of Patent Medical Science and Hospital, at Bairiya in Muzzaffarpur, Dr B K Srivastava and also some unknown officials of the Registration Department for running the medical colleges without permission from the Medical Council of India (MCI) and Homoeopathic Central Council on July 10, 2018.

Dr. Gaya Prasad Nirbhay formed a Medical Council of Patent Medicines Society in 1990 and got it registered under Society Registration Act and also got recognition from the Bihar government. After registration, he opened eight medical colleges at Ara, Alwar, Mzzaffarpur in Bihar, and  Lucknow, Faridabad, Mathura in Uttar Pradesh,  Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh and at Bengaluru in Karnataka and started teaching Allopath, Homoeopath and Ayurved in these colleges. He realised crore of rupees from the students in the name of admissions in these medical colleges but all the degrees given by these medical colleges were found fake.

The students later filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in Patna High Court. The court took cognizance of the PIL directed the CBI on July 10, 2018, to lodge an FIR in this regard and also ordered for high level probe into it by the agency. The court also directed the CBI to submit their investigation report to the Government at the earliest and said that it would be disobedience of the court if it lingers the investigation.

A team of CBI led by  DSP L K Jaisawal conducted raid at the medical college located Jagdeo Nagar locality and took all the documents and papers with them to Patna.

DSP, CBI,  L K Jaisawal said that the CBI acted on the order of the Patna High Court and added that the agency would interrogate a number of staff of the 8 medical colleges. He said that the CBI would very soon submit its report to the Government.

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