In the city of Las Vegas yet another Indian-born physician has been found guilty of blatant drug dealing.
Doctor Vinay Bararia, an internal medicine specialist, was arrested by undercover agents as he was peddling narcotics in the parking lot of Centennial Hospital. And on December 18 he decided to admit his criminal behavior in court.
According to federal drug investigators, Bararia, age 43, willingly sold a package of 500 narcotic tablets to undercover agents he believed were drug buyers.
In an absolutely ridiculous move, Bararia’s attorneys complained that federal agents’ conducting the undercover investigation were “racially insensitive” because their code-name for the operation was “Slumdog Billionaire.” This was a takeoff of the 2009 Slumdog Millionaire movie. The film portrayed an Indian man who attempted to gain wealth by winning a television game show and flee his life in the slums of India.
Bararia, now in a federal detention center, awaits sentencing. He was charged with 7 counts of illegal possession and distribution of oxycodone and hydrocodone in 2011 and 2012. The doctor, who was at one time a medical administrator at Centennial Hospital in Las Vegas, is now incarcerated as a “public safety risk.”
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This particular lab coat lunatic emigrated to the U.S. from India and was given the opportunity to attend George Washington University School Of Medicine. He graduated in 1989. He then learned – as so many foreign-born physicians do – that pushing drugs in America is a quick way to amass wealth. Had he not gotten careless, he might never have been caught.
This wayward physician will receive a slap on the wrist by the court system; he will lose his medical license for a time. He will then move to another state, where he will be issued yet another license, and that particular state medical board will do all in their power to ensure that his new patients never learn of his criminal past.
Any chance that this drug dealer will be deported?
Absolutely not. The United States does not deport criminal doctors. We keep them around and allow them to commit still more crime on their new, unsuspecting neighborhoods.
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