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Medical assn in city warns against extortion

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Oct 17, 2019: The Nursing Homes’ and Hospital Management Association has warned the public against being lured by several mafia who extort money from doctors and hospitals and also target patients who are in distress to make a fast buck.

	Medical.Dr Yusuf Kumble, Association executive committee member and Indiana Hospital and Heart Institute MD, said that the Association appeals to benefactors who wish to help poor patients clear their hospital bills to transfer the bill amount to the patients’ bank accounts or  pay directly to the hospital.

The Indiana Hospital has filed a complaint with the Cyber Crime police against those who are spreading defamatory and false allegations in WhatsApp groups and also unknown persons intimidating through internet calls.  The police should identify the persons and prosecute them at the earliest, the Hospital has