Guwahati: Guwahati city police have arrested a private hospital owner with a lady doctor and a youth for allegedly conducting an abortion to a minor on Sunday night. Panbazaar Police has registered a foeticide case against them.
The girl aging about 14 years accused her lover Amar Sharma (30 years) of Raha in Nagaon district for her pregnancy. According to her, Amar misguided her taking advantage of her inocence. When Amar came to know about her pregnancy, he brought her to a city nursing home Wintrobe and arranged for immediate abortion paying a cash amount of Rs. 2000 to the hospital authorities. When police got information about this,a team from Pan Bazaar police station reached the hospital and rescued the girl. Supreme Court of India recently held that any kind of sexual relations with a minor is equivalent to rape.