Hospital raided

The Commissioner’s Task Force raided a scan centre in Mankammathota in the heart of Karimnagar town on Wednesday and caught two doctors red-handedrevealing the gender of foetus to a pregnant woman.

Police sources said that Ayurvedic doctors Shivaram and his wife Aruna opened the Sai Venkateshwara nursing home in Mankammathota and conducted scanning of the sex of the foetus and disclosed them to the pregnant women for a payment of ₹ 8,000 - ₹ 10,000 per case. After knowing about the gender of the foetus, the pregnant women resorted to abortion, thereby causing female foeticide.

According to Police Commissioner V. B. Kamalasan Reddy, on the basis of credible information, the police deployed a decoy with the help of a pregnant woman and caught the doctors . The raid was conducted with the support of district medical and health department doctors Sujatha and Durga Rao by task force SIs Kiran, Santosh and Nagaraju and Rural ACP Tirupathi.

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