Gaya: In a major goof-up, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his Jharkhand counterpart Hemant Soren are among the people supposedly vaccinated for COVID-19 at Bihar’s Gaya district.
Besides them, former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi, and state Health Minister Mangal Pandey have also been named as recipients of the first dose of the vaccine in the district.
In a similar case of data fraud, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, and actress Priyanka Chopra were shown as vaccine beneficiaries at a community health centre in Arwal district of the state.
An FIR has been registered in Tekari police station in the matter on a written complaint by Gaya Civil Surgeon Arvind Kumar.
“We have learnt that names of some politicians were included in the data of corona’s first dose recipients in the Alipur health centre under Tekari police station in Gaya. Accordingly, we have registered FIR against three unknown persons. As three phone numbers are mentioned in the list of beneficiaries, we have included the numbers as well,” the civil surgeon said, IANS reported.
He said that one of the numbers belongs to Jammu and Kashmir while two other numbers are switched off.
“As per the preliminary investigation, the mobile number of ANM Usha Kumari was mention as user ID and password on the portal for Covid vaccination. That mobile number was used by some persons to upload names of prominent leaders of the country,” he said.
“We are taking help of cyber experts to identify accused,” he added.