Health Ministry committee looking into doctor Shafi

The Ministry of Health has appointed a six-member committee to investigate the allegations and complaints received against Dr. Mohamed Shafi of the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital.

The six-member committee includes several doctors and practitioners who specialize in obstetrics and gynaecology.

The 42-year old accused, Dr. Seigu Siyabdeen Mohamed Shafi is currently in the custody of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for further questioning.

He was arrested on 25 May by the Kurunegala Police based on information received regarding the suspicious means of amassing wealth.