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Two more docs booked under PC-PNDT Act

chandigarh Updated: Jan 07, 2014 19:58 IST
HT Correspondent

Tightening noose against violators of pre-conception and pre-natal diagnostic techniques (PCPNDT) Act, the health authorities in Haryana have got FIRs registered against two more medical practitioners.


Mission director, National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Dr Rakesh Gupta said Dr Pawan Kumar Singla, owner of Singla Nursing home, Gol Bazaar, Dabwali in Sirsa had been arrested for conducting sex determination test and an FIR had been registered against him under PC-PNDT Act 1994.

Dr Gupta said that several violations of PC-PNDT Act were detected during a raid by a team consisting of deputy civil surgeon and drug control officer at Dr Singla's clinic. Dr Singla was allegedly found conducting ultra-sonography test on expecting mothers. Violations detected at Singla Nursing home included incomplete records, unsigned referral slips, ultra sound reports and patients' register, which have been sealed under section 4, 5, 6 and 29 of PC-PNDT Act,'' the NRHM mission director said.

Dr Gupta said that another FIR was registered against Dr Rang Rajan, owner of H-way hospital in Dharuhera in Rewari, for violation of PC-PNDT Act. "During a raid at H-way hospital, MTP cannula, dilators and MTP kits were found, whereas the said hospital was not approved for medical termination of pregnancy (MTP),'' he said.