Delhi: 19-year-old poses as AIIMS doctor for 5 months

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 17, 2018, 08.59 AM (IST)

A 19-year-old man was arrested Monday for posing as a doctor at Delhi's prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences.  

News reports identified the 19-year-old as Adnan Khurram. 

The reports quoted police as saying said Khurram had been posing as a doctor for five months. 

The reports added that Khurram would participate in events for doctors and that "easily mingled" with them. 

The reports said Khurram was caught during a marathon after some doctors became suspicious and questioned him. 

Khurram was unable to answer their questions. 

Subsequently, the police were informed and Khurram was arrested. 

The reports quoted police as saying Khurram was probably posing as a doctor to help get a relative access to facilities at AIIMS.