A man sits on a bed while waiting for treatment at a hospital after undergoing cataract removals from a free eye surgery camp, in the northern Indian city of Amritsar
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India cataracts scandal: Arrests over 'botched' surgeries

A doctor and a charity owner have been arrested after 10 patients were left in danger of partially losing their sight following cataract surgery in India.

Officials suggested the patients had contracted infections at the charity-run medical camp in Amritsar.

Manjit Joshi, who set up the camp, was detained by police along with Dr Vivek Arora, who carried out the surgery.

Sanjoy Majumdar reports.

  • 05 Dec 2014
  • From the section Asia
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