Chinese Doctors Arrested by Pampanga Police for Operating Illegal COVID-19 Clinic in Makati City
The Pampanga police arrest two Chinese doctors operating an illegal COVID-19 clinic in Makati treating Chinese patients with coronavirus.
On Wednesday (May 27, 2020), Makati Police Station Investigation and Detective Management Section chief Police Major Gideon Ines Jr. reported that two Chinese doctors have been arrested for operating a clinic in Makati City.
Makati Police worked together with the Makati Health Department Incident Management Team Task Force COVID-19 to raid the illegal clinic named Goldstar Medical Clinic located on the fifth floor of a building in San Antonio Village.
Ines identified the suspects as 49-year-old David Lai and 41-year-old Liao Songhua. Lai serves as the head doctor while Songue was his assistant. He also said that four patients have been found in the clinic.
The authorities also recovered rapid test kits, vials, syringes, swab sticks and several boxes containing unregistered Chinese medicines from the illegal clinic.
The Chinese suspects are now facing criminal complaints for violating the Medical Act of 1969 and the Food and Drug Administration Act of 2009. They are now under the custody of Makati Police Station.
The Immigration Bureau would also investigate the immigration status of Songhua and Lai.
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