Three held for providing fake negative coronavirus reports

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Thane, Apr 21 (PTI) The police have arrested three employees of a laboratory in Bhiwandi in Thane district for issuing fake negative COVID-19 test reports, an official said.

The police are on the look-out for the owner of the lab, he added.

Bhiwandi Crime Branch officials raided Mehfoos Clinical Laboratory and found that fake RT-PCR Negative Test Reports were being supplied from there using forged letterhead of a well-known medical diagnostics firm.

Lab owner and main accused Mehfoos Alam Khan (25) was wanted in the case, police said.

A case of cheating, forgery and other relevant offences has been registered, the official added. PTI COR KRK KRK