Over 10 complaints against Kurunegala doctor | Daily News


Over 10 complaints against Kurunegala doctor

The Crime Division of the Kurunegala Police confirmed that over 10 complaints had been received from women on whom Dr. Siyabdeen Mohammed Safi, a gynaecologist from the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital had performed Ligation and Resection of Tubes (LRT) operation without their consent.

“Most of these women are undergoing side effects since the surgical operations were done,” a Police officer confirmed to the Daily News adding that their statements are being recorded and that the case is to be handled by the Criminal Investigation Department due to the severity of the allegations.

The 42-year-old Dr. Safi was arrested on 24th by officers of the Kurunegala Police for amassing huge sums of wealth and assets in a time. It was widely reported that the doctor had effected more than 8,000 Caesarean operations and had also performed LRT without their consent at the Kurunegala hospital.

The specialist is a resident of Kurunegala and had contested under elections on the ticket of a leading political party for the Kurunegala district.

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