November 23, 2014

Pakistani female doctor arrested for poisoning school girls

By Khushnood Nabizada - Sun Jun 10 2012, 3:44 pm

A Pakistani woman doctor is under investigation for her alleged involvement in poisoning school students in Takhar province of Afghanistan.

Officials said they have arrested 11 suspects, including the Pakistani lady doctor, identified as Gulnaz, on charges of involvement in poisoning the students. Gulnaz is said to belong to Punjab province.

According to reports Gulnaz was working at a health clinic in Rustaq district, but did not have the required medical certificates. She also did not have the documents required for a foreign doctor to work in Afghanistan.

In the meantime a  provincial media representative speaking on the condition of anonymity said  some suspects had been arrested in connection with the case. He said the detained suspects also included a Pakistani woman doctor identified as Gulnaz and belonging to Punjab province.

“Yes, the authorities concerned are grilling Gulnaz but there is no proof of her involvement in the matter thus far,” he said adding that Gulnaz was working at a health clinic in Rustaq district in Takhar province. She did not have the required medical certificates.

He said Gulnaz also didn’t have the documents required for a foreign doctor to work in Afghanistan.

 

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