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Agents of death: female foeticide in Maharashtra

Female foeticide is widely prevalent in many parts of the country. But how does a crime as grave as sex determination and aborting a foetus go unnoticed? Early this month, the Police found 19 aborted female foetuses near a clinic in the village of Mhaisal on the Maharashtra-Karnataka border early this month. Investigations and reports from the ground reveal they way in which such inter-State abortion rackets operate and the manner in which people involved use simple codes to hide their crimes.

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Printable version | May 25, 2020 5:49:20 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/agents-of-death-female-foeticide-in-maharashtra/article17703233.ece

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