Midwife arrested with medicines used for abortion in Karnal

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The Fact News Service

Chandigarh, September 29

A team of Health Department in Karnal reportedly arrested an untrained midwife and the medicines and equipment used for abortion were seized from her.

According to the reports, a case has been registered against the woman under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act. The reports suggest that a foetus was found in Rahra village four months ago. After that, an inquiry was initiated and an FIR was registered against unknown persons.

Civil Surgeon Karnal, Yogesh Kumar reportedly said, “On a tip-off that an untrained midwife was involved in illegal activities of abortion, I constituted a team that arrested the woman red-handed with a huge quantity of medicine and instruments which are used in abortion.”

He also informed that another team had sealed an ultrasound centre in Gharaunda for several irregularities.