Doctor who conducted illegal abortions arrested in Karnataka


On Monday , A team of police officials late night arrested a doctor affirmed to have directed abortions at his hospital in Sangli district of Maharashtra. The homeopathic specialist, Babasaheb Khidrapure, was captured in Karnataka after the Maharasthra Police were not able follow him in Sangli region, that fringes Karnataka.

Nineteen embryos were found in a stream in Sangli after The matter became visible following a 26-year-old lady from Mhaisal town passed away after a bungled up premature birth led wrongfully by Dr Khidrapure. The police, amid its examination, discovered plastic packs with the baby in the stream. The stream is about a kilometer far from Khidrapure’s center.

Reports demonstrate that the center was directing pre-natal sex assurance tests which has been restricted by the administration under the Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act. An inter-state nexus among doctors and sonologists who recommended pregnant women for illegal sex determination tests has additionally not been discounted by the Maharashtra Police.

Khidrapure has been booked for violating the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, Bombay Nursing Home Registration Act and the Medical Practitioners Act. As he held a bachelor’s degree in homeopathy, he was not authorised to perform the abortion, according to district civil surgeon Dr Sanjay Salunkhe.