New Delhi: The Centre today informed the Supreme Court that it has constituted a three-member expert medical team to examine and provide medical aid to the two teenaged conjoint twins from Bihar. Appearing for the Centre, Additional Solicitor General Indira Jaising told the court that the team would comprise of two expert paediatricians from AIIMS, Minoo Bajpai and A K Bisoi, besides Dr Mukul Verma of Apollo Hospital. The counsel told the apex court that Verma was co-opted into the team as conjoint expert Dr Benjamin Carson was based in the USA and not available. A bench of justices K S Radhakrishnan and Dipak Misra while recording the Centre`s submission asked the government to file a report on the girls` condition within two weeks. The apex court also directed the Bihar Government to locate the whereabouts of the twins and assist the Centre`s team in providing aids and assistance to the girls. The apex court on July 16 had asked the Centre to form a medical board to provide treatment to the 16-year-old conjoint twins Saba and Farah Saleem from Bihar, observing that "the acute agony of the girls would shock anybody`s conscience."
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