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2 arrested for selling fake negative RT-PCR report in Bengaluru

Mukesh Singh (25), a native of Rajasthan, and Nagaraj M (39) whose nativity was not immediately known were caught after a decoy customer was sent to them to get the fake report, the police said.  

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Bengaluru Published on: April 30, 2021 16:34 IST
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2 arrested for selling fake negative RT-PCR report in Bengaluru.

Two people allegedly issuing fake negative Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) reports for Rs 700 each have been arrested in Bengaluru, police said on Friday.

Mukesh Singh (25), a native of Rajasthan, and Nagaraj M (39) whose nativity was not immediately known were caught after a decoy customer was sent to them to get the fake report, the police said.

Five negative RT-PCR reports were seized from the accused, they said.

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