SIALKOT: The special vigilance teams of the health department has sealed 46 clinics of the local quacks situated in district’s four Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial and Pasrur tehsils, during ongoing vigorous anti-quackery operation in the district here.
EDO (Health) Dr. Ziaul Hassan told the newsmen that the legal circle has been further tightened around the quacks, which had been playing with precious lives of the people. He said that the special teams were sealing the clinics of the quacks, besides, taking stern legal action against them.
Meanwhile, as many as 6500 quacks have been playing with precious lives of the local people in district here. District Health Officer (DHO) Dr. Javaid Warraich disclosed this while talking to the newsmen here.
He said that the district administration of Sialkot has got compiled a fresh data of the quacks present in district with the help of secretaries of all the 124 union councils (UCs) under the supervision of the health department.
DHO Sialkot confirmed that there were 6500 quacks were actively running their illegal business, in other words, they had been playing with the precious lives of the people as well.