Doctor arrested for conducting sex determination tests

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 19:05

Chandigarh: A doctor, owner of a nursing home in Dabwali in Haryana, was arrested today for allegedly conducting sex determination tests at his clinic.
A case under provisions of the PNDT Act, 1994 was registered against Dr Pawan Kumar Singla, owner of Singla Nursing Home, Gol Bazaar, Dabwali, a Haryana government release said here.

Singla has been arrested by the police.

Various violations of the Act were detected during a raid at his nursing home by a team consisting of Deputy Civil Surgeon, a drug control officer, besides others, the release said.

Acting on a tip-off, the team raided the nursing home and found illegal use of pre-natal diagnostic technique for carrying out sex determination tests, it added.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 19:05
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