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Doctor arrested for selling medical certificates

A 62-year-old doctor was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly selling medical certificates in Rustenburg, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) in North West said.

Hawks spokesperson Captain Tlangelani Rikhotso said the doctor, who practises as a homoeopath, was arrested at Wildebeest farm. “The suspect was arrested by the Hawks following a complaint alleging that she is selling medical certificates to patients. She is alleged to issue medical certificates without prior examination at a consultation fee of R300.” She was due to appear in the Bafokeng Magistrate’s Court in Tlhabane on Wednesday, facing charges of fraud and contravening the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa Act.



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