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Female foeticide: Beed doctor couple gets 10 yrs in jail

Press Trust of India  |  Beed (Maharashtra) 

The district court Friday sentenced three persons, including a doctor couple, to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment in a case related to a woman's death during an illegal

The court convicted Dr Sudam Munde, his wife Dr and another accused, Mahadev Patekar, in the 2012 case.

Mahadev Patekar's wife Vijaymala, a mother of four daughters, was admitted to at Parli in the district for in 2012. The family wanted her to terminate the pregnancy as medical examination had revealed that the foetus was female.

During the abortion, carried out illegally, she died due to excessive bleeding.

A case was registered at station against 17 accused including Dr Munde and his wife.

A S on Friday held the Munde couple and guilty and awarded them ten years of rigorous imprisonment.

Eleven accused were acquitted due to lack of evidence, said Three of the accused had died during the trial.

Earlier, Dr and Dr had been convicted in a sex determination case following a sting operation.

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 23:35 IST
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