Five ‘unauthorized’ USG centers sealed

Kupwara: District administration Kupwara Tuesday sealed five unauthorized USG Centers in the district.

The authorities had launched a special drive against the USG centers violating the provisions of the PC & PNDT Act.

In order to curb the menace of illegal sex determination and other unethical practices, a team of Officers headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner Handwara and Chief Medical Officer Kupwara and Station House Officer Kupwara on the directions of Deputy Commissioner Kupwara inspected the various USG Centers in Kupwara town today on 27th of February 2018.

During the course of inspection various USG Centers were found running in violation of PC & PNDT Act and were immediately sealed on spot.

The unauthorized USG Centers sealed are Ibni-Sena Diagnostic Center Kupwara, Kupwara Scan Point Kupwara, Al-Hayat Diagnostic Center Kupwara, Gee-Emm Fatima Diagnostic Center Kupwara and Sana-Deed Diagnostic Center Kupwara.

Special team said that the inspection drive shall continue in other parts of the district as well to punish the offenders, if found anywhere in the district.

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