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BBMP bed scam: CCB raids COVID war rooms in Bengaluru, two doctors arrested

A day after the BBMP bed scam comes to light, the CCB arrested war room in charge and a BBMP doctor. Meanwhile, home minister, Basavaraj Bommai said the probe will not be limited to South Zone and all zones war rooms' records will be probed. 

BBMP bed scam: CCB raids COVID war rooms in Bengaluru, two doctors arrested-ycb
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Bengaluru, First Published May 5, 2021, 6:48 PM IST
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The bed allotment scam involving brokers and BBMP officials which led to illegal blocking of beds and allotment to desperate families for more money has now resulted in two more arrest. 

The CCB police arrested Bommanahalli in charge Suresh and South Zone doctor Rehan and have been taken into custody and further probe is on. 

Meanwhile Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya who alleged that beds are booked for asymptomatic patients and then the same is alloted for exorbitant rates to desperate families, met Bengaluru police Kamal Pant for detail probe and later spoke to press. 

He said that is evidence of payment being collected via 'Google Pay' and a detailed probe is required. 

The police sources say, many private hospitals are under scanner and more arrests are likely to be made. 

As per information, it is said as war room in charge Suresh is under home isolation as he has tested positive for covid. 

Yesterday, the police had arrested social worker Nethravathy and her nephew for allegedly facilitating the scam. 

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