Yamuna Nagar (Haryana): Dr Priyanka Thakur, a lady doctor who claims to be holding a BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) degree, has been arrested for allegedly aborting a female foetus illegally here.
The ultrasound centre of Nidhi Gupta at Ambala Road in Jagadhri, where the scan was carried out a month back that revealed the status of the unborn child as that of a female has also been sealed and its licence cancelled with immediate effect.
Dr Thakur was arrested under the PC & PNDT (Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques) Act and later produced before the court of chief judicial magistrate at Jagadhri. The court sent her to 14-day judicial remand. [Source: BS]