In Transcarpathia, the police caught a doctor who was issuing fake documents on disability
Detectives of the State Service for Fighting Economic Crime of Tyachiv District Police Department caught a doctor of Tyachiv district hospital who had issued a certificate of temporary incapacity to a 43-year-old resident of the village of Tysolovo in Tyachiv district without medical examination.
Later, the doctor re-issued a certificate of incapacity to that woman. However, as the police found out, during the period specified in the document, the "patient" was outside Ukraine and could not physically be in the hospital.
According to the Acting Chief of Tyachiv District Police Pavl Maskalyuk, the criminal proceeding over this fact has been opened under Part 1 of Art.366 Criminal Code of Ukraine (Forgery). The defendant in the case faces a fine or imprisonment for a term of 3 years with disqualification to hold certain positions.
The investigation should also find out what the doctor benefited from this deal with fake medical certificates.