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Saturday, 20 October 2018 - 19:16
Intoxicated doctor in Kantale who declined to see his patients, arrested
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Our news team revealed an incident on the 18th where certain employees attached to the Kurunegala Ceylon Petroleum Corporation Office, had held a party, consuming alcohol during office hours.  

A similar incident was reported from Kantale today.

Residents in the area alleged that a doctor attached to the Kantale Medical Officer’s Office is constantly under the influence of alcohol while being on duty.

The doctor, who was intoxicated yesterday, had declined to see patients.

Meanwhile, a senior police officer attached to the Kantale Police stated that the doctor was arrested yesterday following a complaint made by his wife on the grounds of domestic abuse.

The arrested doctor had reprimanded police officers saying that no one in the Ministry of Health can suspend him.
 
The doctor has been released on bail after he was produced before Kantale magistrate today.

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