Doctor arrested on charge of performing abortion of a minor in Siliguri

Siliguri, 23rd June: A doctor, identified as Shreya Roy, has been arrested by the women police under the charge of performing an abortion of a minor. The arrested was produced at the Siliguri court today and has been taken into police custody for 3 days.


It is to recall, 5 people were arrested for alleged rape and forced abortion of a 14-year-old minor. As per the report, the minor lived in a rented house with her family in the Siliguri South Ambedkar Colony area. The arrested include the minor's mother, brother, neighbor, the house owner, and his wife.

Locals alleged that the minor was gang-raped and after speculation of the minor being pregnant circulated in the area, the house owner Rajesh Chandra Deb and the mother of the minor took her to a nursing home, where she was forced to undergo an abortion.


Following this, the police launched investigations and arrested Dr. Shreya Roy on charges of abortion.

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