Meghalaya: Doctor arrested for illegal abortion

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Shillong, Feb 20: Meghalaya Police has arrested a doctor for allegedly carrying out an abortion at his residence in posh locality of Laitumkhrah here. On Feb 19, the police arrested Dr Daniel Lewis, after two Civil Society Women' s Organisation, posing as patients requested the doctor for an abortion. The doctor, who has his chamber at Police Bazaar, took the patients to his residence to carry out the abortion.

Police arrested him while he was doing the urine test before carrying out the abortion. A case under Section 5(3)(a) of the Medical Termination Pregnancy Act has been registered against the doctor.

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