Mumbai: Deputy Dean of Zion Hospital sentenced for cheating medical student out of Rs 17 lakh | Bombay News

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In 2021, Sion police dismantled a medical siege racket in which Verma and his aides allegedly deceived students into promising post-graduation admission to Sion Medical College (Representative image)

MUMBAI: Sion police have registered a new case of Cheating against the suspended vice-dean of Lokmanya Tilak Hospital, Rakesh Verma, and two others for allegedly deceiving a medical student from Kolhapur, promising admission to a post-graduation (MD) course at Zion Hospital. Police arrested Dr Rakesh Verma, Aditya Kumar aka Anand Sharma and Dheeraj Tiwari on Saturday for cheating.
In 2021, Sion police dismantled a medical siege racket in which Verma and his aides allegedly tricked students promising post-graduation admission to Sion Medical College. Later, Surat police arrested Verma in a similar cheating case.
In the new case, Dr Abu Taher Takildar of Kolhapur alleged that in 2020 he received a call from a person who identified himself as “Dr Anand Sharma” who promised to be admitted.
Sharma told him that he could help him get admitted from the government quota and there was a seat in Zion Hospital, but he would have to work as a resident doctor in Zion Hospital.
On August 2, 2020, Abu met Sharma and Dr. Verma at Zion Hospital with Dheeraj. Sharma demanded Rs 60 lakh in cash for medical admission. A police officer said Abu paid Rs 20 lakh to Sharma and Tiwari at the Zion hospital compound in addition to the hostel charge Rs 1 lakha. However, weeks later, when nothing happened, Abu asked them about admission but got evasive answers, until Dr. Verma was arrested in 2021 in a cheating case. similar, the officer said.
Abu went to the police, claiming he was tricked out of Rs 21 lakh. He said they later gave a check for Rs 4 lakh and promised to pay Rs 17 lakh which has still not been paid, he alleged.

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