|Acting Mayor Patricia Guran|
BULAN, Sorsogon-- Acting Mayor Patricia Guran of this town was nabbed by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) this morning for illegal practice of medicine.
According to reports, at about 7:00 a.m., operatives of the NBI, caught Guran while in the act of prescribing and dispensing herbal medicine in violation of the Medical Act of 1959.
The an entrapment operation was organized following a complaint received by the NBI.
Such report accused Guran, of dispensing medicines although she is not a physician duly licensed by the Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC).
Additionally, the herbal medicines she prescribes allegedly do not bear the approval of the Bureau of Food and Authorities (BFAD).
Subsequent to her arrest, Guran was brought to the NBI Legazpi Office.
Guran is a registered midwife.--BICOLSTANDARD.COM