Staff Reporter

SANGAREDDY: Officials of the pre-natal diagnostic techniques working under the Union Health Ministry on Thursday raided three hospitals at Sangareddy, Patancheru and Ramachandrapuram and seized equipment being used for sex determination tests.

At Sangareddy the officials raided Manasa Hospital. *While two hospitals were asked to close, notices were being issued to another doctor, reportedly working with the government, for assisting the private hospitals in the process. PNDT Director Kal Singh, legal advisor R. P. Badara and District Medical and Health Officer M. Govardhan Reddy participated in the raids.

Another hospital and a diagnostic centre were warned .