District ayurvedic officer Dr Praduman Singh conducted a raid at an ayurveda hospital in Kohara village of the district on Wednesday and collected samples of medicines from the hospital.
The raid was conducted on the directions of Dr Rakesh Sharma, director of ayurveda, Punjab. Dr Sharma said: "We had received a complaint, which said doctors in the hospital, claimed that they could treat cancer, and for all sorts of cancer they provided same medicine worth Rs 3,000. Our team visited the hospital and collected samples on Friday."
Dr Sharma said: "The team has collected five samples of medicines. We will take steps only after checking the medicines under the Objectionable Advertisements Act, 1954."
He said in ayurveda only registered medical practitioners could practice and they should not advertise their facilities as per the law.
Dr Sharma said if people faced any problem or felt that some unregistered doctor was practising and giving them ayurvedic medicines, they should inform the department.