Tripura Health Minister catches govt doctor conducting illegal abortion

Tripura Health Minister Sudip Roy Barman on Wednesday caught a government doctor red-handed conducting illegal abortion at the labour room of a state-run health centre in Santribazar town. An FIR has been registered against the doctor identified as Dr. Ajay Biswas. Speaking on the matter, Barman told ANI, "Yesterday, I received information that abortions are done in the hospital in lieu of money. So other officers and me rushed there today and caught the doctor red-handed. It is a violation of medical termination of pregnancy protocol and a serious offense."