The Kharkov psychiatrist traded prescriptions for spellcast

Харьковский врач-нарколог торговал рецептами на спецлекарства

Kharkiv local Prosecutor’s office No. 4 declared suspicion to the head of structural division of one of the private medical centers according to p. 1, 2 of article 319 of the criminal code of Ukraine (illegal issuance of a prescription for the right to purchase narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances).

As told the head of the Kharkiv local Prosecutor’s office No. 4 Vladimir Kupriyanov, 34-the summer doctor-psychiatrist suspected of trafficking in prescriptions for special medicines.

“The investigation revealed some cases of issuance of medical documents to persons who had no reason to receive narcotic medications. One illicit prescription people received an average of 400-500 UAH.” – told in Prosecutor’s office of area.

The actions of a medical worker exposed at the end of March this year. During searches at his workplace found and seized medical records, blank prescription forms, copies of previously issued prescriptions.

Now pre-judicial investigation proceeds. The maximum sanction of article prescribes punishment in the form of 5 years imprisonment.