India, Maharashtra: 19 Foetuses Found in Sangli District in Suspected Abortion Racket

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Maharashtra: 19 Foetuses Found in Sangli District in Suspected Abortion Racket
By The Wire Staff on 07/03/2017

Mumbai: On Tuesday, March 6, the police arrested a doctor couple, who were on the run, in connection to the 19 foetuses found dumped near a stream in a village in Sangli district of Maharashtra.

The Sangli police on March 5 found 19 foetuses dumped near a stream at Mhaisal village in Miraj block in Sangli. The foetuses were wrapped in plastic bags and were either in the process of decomposition or remains of flesh and bones.

The police came across this racket of illegal abortions while probing the death of a woman during an abortion at the private hospital of Dr Babasaheb Khidrapure, a homeopath. The foetuses have been sent to the government hospital in Miraj to determine if the foetuses are male or female.

Continued at source: The Wire: https://thewire.in/114678/maharashtra-sangli-district-abortion-female-foeticide/