The district well being division on Friday busted a sex-determination racket working from Bahadurgarh in Jhajjar. One particular person has been arrested within the case, whereas one other is on the run, mentioned well being division officers.
On Friday, appearing on a tip off, the well being division took the assistance of a four-month pregnant lady to hint the community working from Delhi and Bahadurgarh that took half in figuring out the intercourse of unborn foetus. The girl received involved with a person, who was a part of the nexus, and met him on the Delhi border. She was informed to pay ₹25,000 on the spot to the intermediary, in line with the FIR filed in Bahadurgarh. The girl was launched to a different man, who took her to a diagnostic centre in Bahadurgarh, the place she was requested to deposit ₹2,200 extra for an ultrasound process.
In response to the FIR, the girl was informed by the physician current that the intercourse willpower report could be given to her by the 2 males, who introduced her to the clinic. Nevertheless, well being division officers together with the Jhajjar Police raided the clinic and arrested one particular person from the spot.
Dr Virender Yadav, chief medical officer (CMO), Gurugram, mentioned, “We have been suspicious of the actions taking place within the border areas. We began investigating and managed to hint the community until Jhajjar. One man has been arrested from the spot, whereas the opposite one is absconding. Investigation remains to be underway in opposition to the physician who performed the take a look at. He has been charged underneath the sections of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Strategies Act, 1994. An ultrasound machine has additionally been seized from the spot,”
Well being division officers mentioned that they’re scrutinising paperwork of native ultrasound centres in Gurugram and would serve notices to them if anomalies are discovered of their registration paperwork.
“There are 279 ultrasound and diagnostic centres working in Gurugram. To trace their registration and different paperwork, 12 deputy medical officers and two docs have been designated. Notices will probably be served to these centres, which present irregularities in paperwork and in opposition to these whose registration has been cancelled however are working illegally,” mentioned Yadav.
Earlier this month, the well being division officers tracked the same racket working in Ghaziabad. Three males have been arrested and a case was filed in opposition to them.