Arunachal Woman's Family Alleges Harassment By Police Officer Over Foetus

In a letter to the Delhi Police Commissioner, the woman said her sister suffered a miscarriage and the unborn child was handed to the family on March 23.

Arunachal Woman's Family Alleges Harassment By Police Officer Over Foetus

The woman has demanded action against the police officials for alleged "harassment". (Representational)

New Delhi:

A woman from Arunachal Pradesh, who had a miscarriage, was harassed by a police officer when she and her family were on their way to finish medical procedures and cremate the foetus, her sister has alleged.

In a letter to the Delhi Police Commissioner, the woman said her sister suffered a miscarriage and the unborn child was handed to the family on March 23.

However, while they were returning with the foetus, they were stopped by a police sub-inspector and were detained at the police station, despite presenting the necessary documents, the complaint said.

The woman also claimed that the family had attempted to register a complaint over the alleged harassment at a police station in Dwarka but it was not registered.

She demanded action against the police officials for alleged "harassment" and refusal to accept a complaint.

According to the police, a security guard had informed them about the presence of a foetus in Dwarka Sector-12 Market, prompting an inquiry.

The foetus was handed over to a doctor and after necessary medical procedures was cremated by the family.