This Article is From Jun 28, 2014

Chandigarh: Two Doctors Arrested for Conducting Sex Determination in Haryana

Chandigarh: Two Doctors Arrested for Conducting Sex Determination in Haryana
Chandigarh: In its drive against illegal sex determination tests, Haryana health department on Saturday conducted raids and got two doctors arrested from Mahendargarh and Bhiwani districts as they were allegedly found involved in the malpractice.

The state is infamous for its poor sex ratio.

"An ultrasound machine has been sealed and FIRs have been registered against them for violating the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act and the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act," a spokesman of the department said in Chandigarh on Saturday.

The raid was carried out jointly by the health department and the Food and Drug Administration.

During the raid, the Health department team and the police found medicines, MTP instruments and records which had not been updated.

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