A MUSLIM dentist who refused to treat women patients unless they wore veils is being questioned over an alleged plot to steal taxpayersâ€™ cash.
ByÂ Jon HarrisÂ /Â
Omer Butt, 34, was arrested on Thursday over claims he was involved in an alleged conspiracy to defraud the NHS.
Police raided his home in Prestwich, Gtr Manchester, and searched his practice, the Unsworth Smile Clinic.
Two other men, aged 30 and 27, were also arrested over fraud offences.
The investigation is believed to centre on the number of NHS patients being treated at the surgery run by Butt.
A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said yesterday: â€œThe arrests follow an investigation into a suspected conspiracy to defraud the National Health Service.â€