Tribune news service
Yamunanagar, March 17
A team of the Health Department has arrested the owner of a nursing home in Pratap Nagar town and recovered Rs 3,000 from her centre that a decoy patient had allegedly paid her for getting abortion done illegally.
On the complaint of Dr JP Prasad, Deputy Civil Surgeon, Mamta, owner of Bhagwati Nursing Home, was booked on March 16.
Balraj Singh, SHO, Pratap Nagar police station, said that Mamta was today produced before a court at Bilaspur town, which sent her to judicial custody.
According to information, Dr Vijay Dahiya, Civil Surgeon, Yamunanagar, got information on March 16 that illegal abortion was being conducted at Bhagwati Nursing Home in Pratap Nagar town. He constituted a team, which sent a decoy patient to the nursing home for getting abortion done and she deposited Rs 3,000 as advance.
“As soon as the owner of the nursing home took Rs 3,000 from the decoy patient, the team arrived there,” said Dr JP Prasad in his police complaint.
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