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Seven more arrested in north over forged medical prescriptions

Turkish Cypriot police have arrested seven more people in connection with a n investigation to the forgery of medical prescriptions, reports from the north said on Sunday.

The seven arrests included two doctors, two pharmacists and three people who signed prescriptions on behalf of other people. The total number of suspects now stands at 13.

One of the doctors and one of the pharmacists were remanded by the court on Sunday for two days.

The remaining five were remanded for three days.

The case concerned the submission of fake medical prescriptions to claim money from the ‘social security department’.

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