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Pre-natal sex determination in Cuttack: Another accused arrested

23/01/2022 at 5:35 PM

Cuttack, Jan 23: The Mangalabag police today arrested another accused involved in the pre-natal sex determination tests in Cuttack.

The accused has been identified as Manas Ranjan Panda. Panda allegedly procured the ultrasound machine from Ranchi. Police said that a team will visit Ranchi for further investigation.

Earlier, police had arrested four persons and seized several equipment and machines used for carrying out such tests.

Police on January 17 had conducted raid at diagnostic laboratory in Mangalabag area following allegations that the lab was conducting sex determination tests. The laboratory used to charge exorbitant amount for sex determination.

Police said that further investigation in the case is continuing.

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