Star (Used by permission)
KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court has fined a doctor RM120,000, in default of
three month' jail, for failing to register his practice with the Health
Dr Basmullah Yusof, 45, of Pusat Perubatan Al¡¯ Hilal Sdn Bhd was found to
have operated his clinic in Desa Petaling for 10 years without registering
with the ministry when the premises was inspected by health officers on July
17 last year.
The doctor pleaded guilty when he was charged on Dec 13 under the Private
Healthcare Facilities and Services Act.
Judge S.M. Komathy Suppiah said the fine imposed reflected the seriousness of
the offence as it involved public interest.
Dr Basmullah, who was unrepresented, was unable to pay the fine.