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Expat in Saudi Arabia arrested for impersonating doctor

Police received a tip-off about the clinic in the neighborhood

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Police arrested an expatriate in his 40s of an Asian nationality for impersonating a doctor and treating patients at an unlicensed clinic in Al-Mesfala District of Makkah.

Officers found medicine in the premises. Police received a tip-off about the clinic in the neighborhood and deployed undercover officers to monitor the location.

After confirming their suspicions they moved in and arrested the man. Police found inside two patients who had been receiving injections. The bogus doctor was taken in for further questioning.