30 foetuses dumped on city outskirts

Shimoga, December 31: In a shocking incident pointing to a massive racket in undertaking the banned sex determination test, 30 female foetuses were on Friday found dumped on the city outskirts.

Police said the foetuses were stuffed in containers and the clinical waste was reportedly dumped by a private hospital.

An inquiry is on into the matter, SP Ramanagupta said.

District Health Officer DR Chennabasappa said the seized foetuses would be sent for examination and the guilty would be punished.