Unnao’s ‘HIV-peddling’ quack arrested

BANGARMAU (UNNAO): Police on Wednesday arrested the quack who has been accused of infecting a minimum of 58 other folks with HIV in Bangarmau tehsil of Unnao district by way of allegedly the usage of the infected syringe and needles.
Police identified the accused as Rajendra Yadav, a native of Shiv Baksh Kheda of Unnao district. Investigations printed that he had studied best as much as Class XII and worked at a BAMS physician's dispensary as a helper before opening his personal make-shift health facility on station street house in Bangarmau.

"He has been booked under sections 269 (negligent act likely to spread infection of disease deadly to life) and 308 (culpable homicide) of the Indian Penal Code and section 15(3) of the Indian Medical Council Act. Yadav was arrested from the house of his relative where he was taking shelter," Bangarmau Kotwali police station inspector Arun Pratap Singh advised TOI.


Yadav used to be arrested based on a complaint filed by way of chief medical superintendent of Community Health Centre, Bangarmau, PK Dohre after 25 locals together with two children tested positive for HIV. They all claimed to have gone through remedy at Yadav's health facility.


According to police, majority of affected other folks suffering from fever or every other not unusual illness approached him. He administered them medicine and in addition injected them with used syringes and needles. However, condition of many deteriorated additional and finally they shrunk the deadly illness.


"We are investigating the syringe infection theory as the virus doesn't last long in the needle. Also, he was giving intra-muscular shots and not intravenous shots for it to spread the way it has spread," stated the manager medical officer (CMO), SP Chowdhary.


"The area criss-crosses several highways, and chances that the truck drivers indulged in unprotected sex and spread the deadly disease," he added.
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