Former MLA arrested for Sex determination test

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Chandigarh: Former MLA of Chandigarh, Ashok Kashyap has been detained for conducting a sex determination test from his office-cum-residence in Nirankari Colony of Indri town in Karnal district.

The INLD leader and a woman who is believed to be a nurse were arrested from the spot. An unregistered Ultra Sounf Machine and other equipment and medicines used for the test were also recovered from the premises.

A case of violations of Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques(regulation and prevention of misuse) Act 1994 has been registered against the accused. Indri DSP Kushal Pal Singh said that further investigations are on and the health officials are interrogating him.

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