The Chief Minister's Flying Squad along with health department officials today raided 147 places in Haryana and arrested 55 alleged quacks and their helpers, an official said. The raids were conducted after authorities received complaints about quacks running clinics at various places in the state. The police has also registered 54 FIRs.
Some were found operating from thier homes and shops, an official spokesman said The squad along with doctors also recovered some prohibited medicines and surgical items from these clinics, he said here. The spokesman said that so far 54 cases have been registered against the quacks who were unable to produce their degrees or documents concerned to run clinics. Thirty-one raids were conducted and as many FIRs were registered in Gurgaon and three persons were arrested, he said. Eleven raids were conducted in Faridabad and as many persons were arrested, and nine raids each were conducted in Panchkula and Sirsa, the spokesman said. One FIR was registered and a person was arrested in Panchkula, two FIRs were registered and as many were arrested in Sirsa, the official said. Raids and arrests were also made at Sonepat, Narnaul Yamunanagar, Hisar, Jhajjar, Bhiwani, Fatehabad, Ambala, Rohtak, Panipat, Kurukshetra, Karnal and Rewari, he said. Raids were still on till the filing of this report.
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