A doctor couple has been arrested following a woman's death during an abortion; while a 28-year-old woman has been arrested in another case for allegedly killing her day-old baby girl.
Beed district has become infamous for the worst child sex ratio in Maharashtra, according to the 2011 census. Dr Sudam Munde and Dr Sarswati Munde, the accused husband-wife, run a clinic in the Parli tehsil, police said. According to the police, the victim woman, Vijaymala Patekar, died during abortion procedure at Munde's clinic on Friday. As the victim's relatives got angry, the doctors themselves informed the police about the incident.