Nurse held for illegal pregnancy termination

Gurugram: A 35-year-old nurse of a government-run health centre has been arrested for her alleged involvement in illegally terminating a pregnancy, police said on Saturday.

A team of officials on Saturday carried out a decoy operation on the directions of Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh and the Civil Surgeon.

A team consisting of Drug Control Officer Amandeep Chauhan, Deputy Civil Surgeon Sariyu Sharma and Secretary Red Cross Shayam Sunder nabbed a staff nurse of the Government PHC Bhondsi who was involved in illegal termination of pregnancy from her residential premises under the Bhondsi panchayat.

The decoy was sent and she charged Rs 10,000 for medical termination of the pregnancy.

Four used empty MTP kits strips were recovered from the spot and the accused Anamika was handed over to the police.