Luck, however, ran out for the fake doctor on Saturday when during a marathon some doctors grew suspicious after he could not answer their queries.
The police said that the accused is originally a resident of Village Baradi Baireya, East Champaran, Bihar, and was presently residing at Batla House, Jamia Nagar. He posed as a doctor to facilitate treatment of his family members at AIIMS, the police said.
According to police, the teen also had a booklet that can only be possessed by the junior resident doctors of the AIIMS.
He had uploaded many photographs wearing a doctor’s coat and stethoscope on social media, the investigation found.The police also said that the teen had no criminal record.
A case under section 419 (impersonation) and section 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against him.
(With Inputs From Agencies)