Two more people believed to be involved in the dumping of 19 aborted foetuses in Mhaisal village in Maharashtra’s Sangli district, were arrested. On of the arrested accused is from Karnataka and with these two, the number of arrests made in this case has touched nine.
Sangli police arrested one Yasin Tehsildar from a village in Karnataka while a Satgaunda Patil was picked up from Shirol in Kolhapur district in Maharashtra. They are suspected to be working as agents for homeopath doctor Babasaheb Khidrapure, who is the main accused in the case. They are likely to be produced before court this noon.
Police also detained Khidrapure’s wife Manisha. She is also a homeopath doctor and used to stay with family in the first floor of the Bharati Hospital. Police are recording her statement.
The police had stumbled upon the foetuses during the investigation of a case in which a 26-year-old woman died during abortion on February 28 at the private hospital of Khidrapure.
Police investigation revealed that Khidrapure had not taken consent of Swati Jamdade, who died of bleeding in the government hospital in Sangli.