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B’luru: Three health workers sacked for taking bribe for fake COVID-19 reports


Team Udayavani, Apr 23, 2021, 8:20 PM IST

Bengaluru: Two swab collectors and a data operator working at two Primary Health Centers (PHCs) in Bengaluru on Thursday were sacked by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for taking bribes to fake COVID-19 test reports.

The accused are identified as Venkatesh of Mallatahalli PHC, Naresh, and Pavan of Yeshwanthpur PHC.

This comes after a sting by a local news channel network revealed that bribes were being taken to provide fake certificates.

A case has been registered and an investigation is underway

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