Chanana clinic, a private clinic situated at B.C.S was yesterday sealed amidst jammed roads full of protesting people. It has come into light that on Friday, a 16 year old girl was taken to the clinic for an alleged illegal abortion. The girl came along with her mother and hails from village Kodi, Fagli and was seven months pregnant.
An ultrasound machine was found at the backside of the clinic for which the owners dont have any valid license. A case has been registered against Dr Rajesh Chanana and his wife Dr. Anju Chanana under Pre-Natal Diagnostic Act and MTP Act that has evoked and Section 315, 511 and 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The doctors are absconding, said Sharavan Kumar Chandel, the station house officer SHO of Chotta Shimla police station.
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