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Indian-origin doctor charged with unlawfully distributing controlled substances


NEW YORK: An Indian-origin physician and a nurse were charged in an indictment for his or her roles in unlawfully distributing controlled elements.


Hemal Mehta, 49 and Heather Marks, 36, of Tennessee were charged in an indictment filed remaining week within the Middle District of Tennessee with one rely of conspiracy to unlawfully distribute controlled elements and 9 counts of illegal distribution of controlled elements, Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski of the Justice Department's Criminal Division mentioned.

According to the indictment, between 2016 and 2018, Mehta and Marks, whom Mehta supervised, conspired to distribute controlled elements, together with oxycodone, morphine sulfate and oxymorphone, to sufferers out of doors the usual direction of professional follow and with no professional scientific purpose.


Mehta and Marks also allegedly allotted and allotted oxycodone and oxymorphone on more than a few occasions between 2016 and 2018.


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