Homeopathy Council Chief Arrested Over Bribery Charges


New Delhi:  The CBI on Saturday arrested Central Council of Homeopathy President Ramjee Singh and another person on charges of accepting Rs. 20 lakh in bribe to give a favourable inspection report for setting up of a homeopathy college.

Mr Singh, who was elected the council chief in 2009, was arrested along with Harishankar Jha during a raid by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after a complaint.

Mr Singh has served both as president and secretary of the Homeopathic Association of India.

The Central Council of Homoeopathy, a statutory body under the Health and Family Welfare Ministry, is a regulatory authority for homoeopathy system of medicine.  It is entrusted with the work of maintaining the register of practitioners and the standards in homeopathic education.