Female doctor arrested for illegally prescribing abortion pills at her unlicensed clinic

Pimpri-Chinchwad Police have booked a doctor for alleged illegal prescription and possession of abortion pills at his unlicensed clinic in Bhosari area. The police invoked against her the provision of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act 1971.

An FIR was registered at Bhosari Police Station by Dr. Pavan Salve, Additional Medical Officer, Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation. Based on her complaint, the police arrested a woman who runs a clinic in the Gavhanevasti neighborhood of Bhosari.

Inspector Bhaskar Jadhav of Bhosari Police Station said: “Dr Salve said in his complaint that it appeared that the female doctor was illegally prescribing abortion pills from the clinic. The clinic was operating without any valid authorization from the relevant authorities and she was also said to have been in possession of pregnancy termination pills in her clinic. »

Inspector Jadhav added: ‘After the authorities made a complaint to us, an FIR was registered on Thursday afternoon and an investigation has been launched. We have not yet made any arrests in this case.

The doctor was booked under Section 188 (disobeying an order duly issued by an official) of the ICC and various provisions of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act 1971.

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