Medical scam at the Motor Traffic Department

Medical scam at the Motor Traffic Department

Medical scam at the Motor Traffic Department

Written by Staff Writer

27 Dec, 2019 | 2:15 pm

Colombo (News 1st): The Ministry of Passenger Transport Management says investigations have commenced to curb a group that was engaging in fraudulent activities during diabetes tests conducted to obtain a driver’s license. The investigation commenced based on complaints lodged by several victims.

The Ministry noted, that a group of employees attached to the Department of Motor Traffic had carried out this scam. It has been revealed that the group had requested bribes between Rs.2000 – Rs.4000 from the applicants stating that their blood sugar levels are higher than the stipulated limits.

The ministry noted that the suspects then made arrangements to issue fake medical reports to the applicants who are diagnosed with diabetes. Issuing a release the subject ministry noted that this is due to the mismanagement of the Department of Motor Traffic.

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