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