CBI arrests Homeopathy Council chief in bribery case

Singh, who was elected the council chief in 2009, was arrested along with Harishankar Jha during a raid by CBI after a complaint

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New Delhi, Oct 22: The CBI on Saturday arrested Central Council of Homeopathy President Ramjee Singh and another person on charges of accepting Rs 20 lakh in bribe to give a favourable inspection report for setting up of a homeopathy college.

Singh, who was elected the council chief in 2009, was arrested along with Harishankar Jha during a raid by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after a complaint.

CBI arrests Homeopathy Council chief

Singh has served both as president and secretary of the Homeoopathic Association of India.

The Central Council of Homoeopathy, a statutory body under the Health and Family Welfare Ministry, is a regulatory authority for homoeopathy system of medicine.

It is entrusted with the work of maintaining the register of practitioners and the standards in homeopathic education.

IANS

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