A fake medical doctor in Pakistan has been arrested for allegedly infecting over 90 persons, including 65 children, with HIV.
The man, who is HIV positive, used contaminated syringes to spread the HIV virus in the Sindh Province of Pakistan.
The accused, identified as Muzaffar Ghanghar, was arrested in Larkana district of the Sindh province after authorities were alerted.
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Dozens of more infections were found after health officials carried out wider screenings.
“More than 90 people have tested HIV-positive and the number of children is around 65,” Dr Abdul Rehaman, a district health official in Larkana, revealed.
The Sindh province Health Minister, Azra Pechuho confirmed his arrest.
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“The blood of the parents of the infected children was also tested, but their results were negative,” he said.