Doctor, 3 others arrested for running sex determination racket

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013 - 12:19

Bareilly: Four persons, including a doctor, were arrested for allegedly running a sex determination racket from Prem Nagar area in a sting operation by police, a senior officer said here.

Doctor Arun Kumar Shrama, technician Jhamanlal, tout Purushottam and Kamaljeet were arrested from Banke Bihari Charitable Trust from Rajendra Nagar colony last night for running the sex determination racket, ASP Triveni Singh said.

On a tip off that the sex determination racket was operating in the area, a trap was laid, he said.

As a part of the scheme, a pregnant policewoman accompanied by two others was sent posing as a patient for sex determination, the ASP said.

As soon as doctor Sharma conducted the test, a raid was conducted and he along with three others was arrested, he added.

Singh said that the ultrasound machine has been seized.

All the four accused have been sent to jail this morning.

PTI



First Published: Friday, March 15, 2013 - 12:19

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