New Delhi, Oct 22 : The CBI on Saturday arrested Central Council of Homeopathy President Ramjee Singh and another person on charges of accepting Rs 20 lakh in bribe to give a favourable inspection report for setting up of a homeopathy college.Also Read - What is Naturopathy, How Magically it Cures Diseases, And Why You Need to Trust Your Body's Healing Powers - Expert Explains!
Singh, who was elected the council chief in 2009, was arrested along with Harishankar Jha during a raid by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after a complaint. Singh has served both as president and secretary of the Homeoopathic Association of India. Also Read: Varun Gandhi defence leak: CBI to probe the allegations made by New York lawyer Edmonds Allen Also Read - Aryan Khan's Arrest Highlights: No Mannat For SRK's Son, Bail Hearing Likely on Wednesday
The Central Council of Homoeopathy, a statutory body under the Health and Family Welfare Ministry, is a regulatory authority for homoeopathy system of medicine. It is entrusted with the work of maintaining the register of practitioners and the standards in homeopathic education. Also Read - Dhanbad Judge Death Case: CBI's Report to Jharkhand HC Claims 'Judge Uttam Anand was Intentionally Hit'