Women, who underwent a sterilisation surgery at a government mass sterilisation lie in hospital beds
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Doctor arrested over India sterilisation deaths

Police in India have arrested a doctor in connection with the deaths of at least 13 women who have died of complications following a sterilisation procedure.

Dr RK Gupta and his assistant carried out tubectomies on 130 women at two separate state-run camps on Saturday and Monday.

Many others were admitted to hospital in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, suffering from vomiting and a drastic fall in blood pressure.

Yogita Limaye reports from Chhattisgarh.

  • 13 Nov 2014
  • From the section India
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