There are times when employee's have that urgent urge of staying at home and not going to work.
But upon return, the employer always demands that sick note from the doctor.
A Johannesburg man has found himself locked behind bars after he presented a fake doctors note to his boss.
It is stated that the man did not want to go to work and he bought a sick note from a doctor.
The doctor, identified as Dr IK Mukhere, is also facing the music.
The shenanigans were exposed by the Health Professions Council of South Africa’s (HPCSA) after his employer enquired further about the legality of the sick note.
The man is from Tembisa and he corporate with law enforcement agents.
The HPCSA believes that working in collaboration with law enforcement agencies, other regulatory bodies, the media and the general public, is a collective responsibility to ensure that illegal practitioners are exposed, and most importantly, reported, so that they may be prosecuted.
The man is expected to appear court soon.
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