Dr. Kafeel Khan Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Dr. Shabista Khan
Age: 38 Years
Education: MD In Paediatrics

Dr. Kafeel Ahmed Khan

Full NameKafeel Ahmed Khan
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1982
Age (as in 2020)38 Years
BirthplaceUttar Pradesh
HometownUttar Pradesh, India
College/UniversityKasturba Medical College, Manipal University
Educational Qualification(s)MBBS
MD in Paediatrics from Manipal University
FamilyFather- Shakeel Ahemad
Mother- Name Not Known
Controversies• In 2009, he was arrested by Delhi police for sitting in PG Medical exam for another person.
• In 2015, an F.I.R. was filed against him with charges of rape and molestation.
Dr. Kafeel Rape FIR
• In August 2017, he was criticised in some media reports for running his private clinic besides holding a government job. He was also criticised for stealing oxygen cylinders from the BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur and transporting them to his own Nursing Home. Media also accused him of fabricating stories in the media to show himself as a saviour of children.
• In February 2020, he was slapped with the stringent National Security Act (NSA). However, he was acquitted later for hate speech at the Aligarh Muslim University. On 29 December 2020, when he had arrived in Mumb ai to participate in an anti-CAA protest, he was arrested by a UP Special Task Force and lodged in the Mathura Jail. [1]The Economic Times
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseDr. Shabista Khan (Dentist)
Dr. Kafeel Khan With His Wife
ChildrenHe has a daughter.

Dr. Kafeel Ahmed Khan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dr. Kafeel Ahmed Khan

  • Dr. Kafeel’s name made the rounds in media after more than 60 children were died at the  Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College in Gorakhpur in August 2017. BRD Medical College Gorakhpur
  • Dr. Kafeel is an M.D. in Paediatrics and working as a doctor in BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur.
  • In 2009, Dr. Shakeel was sentenced to 1-year jail in a rape case. Dr. Kafeel Rape Case
  • During the SP Government, he was appointed the Chief Nodal Officer of the Encephalitis department at BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur.
  • He also owns and runs a private Nursing Home named “Medispring Children Hospital,” a 50-bed children’s hospital at Azaad Chowk in Gorakhpur. Dr. Kafeel Khan's Private Clinic
  • According to anonymous sources from the hospital, Mr. Khan and Dr. R. K. Misra were in-charge of ensuring a continuous supply of oxygen cylinders.
  • After the harrowing incident, some media reports projected him as a saviour of children. According to those reports, on the night of the incident, Mr. Khan left no stone unturned to save the children. He even spent 10 thousand rupees from his own pocket to arrange oxygen cylinders. While according to other media reports, his projection in media as a Hero was fake and, in fact, he was doing so just to cover up his ill deeds.
  • According to sources, Mr. Khan was also a part of the hospital’s Purchase Committee and was aware of the fact that the hospital owed a huge debt to Pushpa Sales, the Lucknow-based oxygen supplier.
  • After the incident of 10 August 2017, Dr. Khan was dismissed from the post of Chief Nodal Officer of the Encephalitis department. However, he was allowed to serve as a doctor at the hospital.
  • On 11 June 2018, his brother Kashif Jameel was shot at in Gorakhpur. Two men on a scooty allegedly fired at him and fled, leaving him grievously wounded. The 35-year-old Kashif Jameel runs a battery inverter business.
  • In September 2023, Kafeel wrote a letter to actor Shah Rukh Khan as a gesture of appreciation for the entire team behind the movie ‘Jawan’ for taking up the subject of the 2017 Gorakhpur tragedy in the film. Kafeel and other viewers identified a specific scene in the film that seemed to draw inspiration from the tragic events of Gorakhpur.