UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Authorities in India arrested a 19 year old who had been pretending to be a doctor at one of the country’s leading institutes.
Adnan Khurram was detained April 14 outside the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where he had been posing as a physician for the past five months
Authorities said his motives are still not clear.
He told police he started working at the hospital under false pretenses to make sure his sister was admitted as fast as possible.
However, he later said he liked being in the company of medical professionals.
Officials say Khurram, used a fake name and was knowledgeable about medicine, helping him fly under the radar for months.
During his stint at the hospital Khurram reportedly attended political and medical events.
He has been charged with impersonation and forgery for the purpose of cheating.