Four get 10 years in jail

MOGA (PUNJAB): Four members of a family were sentenced to ten years’ rigorous imprisonment by a court here on Thursday for forcing a woman to undergo an abortion after a sex determination test.

Additional Sessions Judge B. S. Sandhu also slapped a fine of Rs.2,000 each on the four convicts. The victim in her complaint had stated that her husband Surinder Kumar, his brother Sat Pal, their mother Shimla Rani, and Sunita Rani, a nurse related to them, forced her to go for an abortion after finding out the sex of the child from a Moga-based doctor.

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