Two Malegaon doctors jailed for illegal sex determination

Malegaon: A court in Malegaon has jailed two local doctors for violating anti-sex determination laws. The court pronounced imprisonment of 3 years to Dr Abhijit Deore and 6 months to Sunil Deore for determining sex of the unborn child. The determination was followed by an abortion.

The police had lodged a case against the doctors on the FIR of Dr. Hemant Gadhri . The two accused were involved in determining sex of the unborn at Shiv Mangal Sonography Centre. The child was later aborted at Sitabai Hospital.