PESHAWAR: The police on Thursday arrested a fake doctor who has been serving as senior training medical officer for two years at Hayatabad Medical Complex.

Office-bearers of Young Doctors Association after doubting his qualification informed the hospital administration. Official at the administration said that the fake doctor was arrested after investigation and an FIR has been registered against him.

Sources said that the allegedly fake doctor was appointed the behest of a senior doctor and was residing at doctors’ hostel.

The fake doctor is hailing from Hangu district and has been running his own clinic who would ‘treat’ stomach, TB and heart related complications. They said he had passed matriculation in 2015 from High School Ghulam Jan Bakakhel Bannu.

Spokesperson of the hospital said that an inquiry was underway to verify academic record of the allegedly fake doctor.