Sex determination racket busted in Roorkee

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Gurugram, Aug 24: A team of officials from Haryana busted first ever sex determination racket in Roorkee, of Uttarakhand,  Four persons including a doctor were arrested.

District Appropriate Authority-cum-Civil Surgeons of Haryana’s Rohtak formed a team of doctors comprising Vikas Saini, Sanjeev Malik and Vishal Chaudhary.

A senior doctor met a decoy customer and contacted the agent Abdul Salar, who agreed to conduct the sex determination test at Rs 30,000.

The agent called the customer and her husband then he and a lady doctor Beaula took them in a car to Roorkee.

The test was conducted illegally at Pancham Ultrasound Centre near BSM Chowk on Saharanpur Road.

Police have arrested doctor Vikas Tomar, agent Salar, Sanjay Kumar and another man for the crime, while the lady doctor Beaula was also being questioned.

“There are 52 authorized ultrasound centres in Uttarakhand. Authorities told us that this was the first case registered ever,” Shyam Sunder, one of the team members told.

The accused were arrested under Section 27 of Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994.

Wefornews Bureau

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