India, June 7 -- The Warje Malwadi police have booked a man for allegedly prescribing allopathic and homoeopathic medicines to patients sans qualification and registration with the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC). The police on Monday filed a first information report (FIR) based on a complaint by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) for violation of Maharashtra Medical Practitioners Act, 1961, which prohibits medical practice by unregistered persons.

The accused, identified as Ujwal Kumar Sanil Bakshi of Warje Malwadi, was allegedly found running a piles treatment centre at Karvenagar. He was allegedly using allopathic and ayurvedic medicines for treatment, the FIR states.

As per the complaint filed by PMC's medical officer Dr Asaram ...