Bhiwani woman held for running pregnancy termination centre

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Rohtak
  • Updated: Sep 03, 2015 21:14 IST

A team of health officials, led by Bhiwani chief medical officer, has booked a woman of Krishna colony of Bhiwani for running a pregnancy termination centre at her residence in violation of Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act.

The accused has been identified as Kanta and the health team which raided her house with the help of the local police also recovered medicines and instruments used for termination of pregnancy.

Talking to Hindustan Times, Bhiwani CMO Ramesh Dhankar said, "We got secret information that the accused was running a pregnancy termination centre at her residence. When we raided the house, we recovered medical kits and medicines".

She has been arrested under the MTP Act, he added.

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