Young Man In Sarawak Arrested For Impersonating Doctor At Hospital

Please, don’t do this, guys!

A 20-year-old man pleaded guilty on Tuesday (July 6th) to impersonating a doctor, which is a criminal offence under Section 170 of the Penal Code. 

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According to the Borneo Post, the young man had gone to the Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) premises 32 times between June 17th and July 1st, impersonating a doctor. 

Police also found him carrying a fake staff pass. 

The police arrested him at the Stadium Perpaduan vaccination centre in Petra Jaya around 3 pm on July 1st after a medical staff reported him to the SGH management and the police. 

He then appeared before Magistrate Zubaidah Sharkawi who fixed August 18th for the submission of his social report before the passing of sentence. 

Shah Hairil from Bandar Baru Semariang would be facing a penalty of two years’ in jail or a fine or both upon conviction.

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat