Illegal clinic sealed for female foeticide

Nayagarh: Health department of Nayagarh district yesterday sealed an illegal clinic at Odagaon in the district on charges of involvement in female foeticide.

Police also arrested two persons who were working in the clinic and forwarded them to a local court. On the other hand, two expectant mothers have been admitted to the Nayagarh district headquarters hospital.

While one of the women delivered a dead child, another had undergone an abortion. According to sources, the women had determined sex of the foetus in Cuttack before visiting the clinic which was functioning at a retired doctor’s house.

Chief district medical officer lodged a case at Odagaon police station in this regard.