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Arunachal Woman’s Family Alleges Harassment By Police Officer Over Foetus

New Delhi: 

A woman from Arunachal Pradesh, who had a miscarriage, was harassed by a police officer when she and her family were on their way to finish medical procedures and cremate the foetus, her sister has alleged.

In a letter to the Delhi Police Commissioner, the woman said her sister suffered a miscarriage and the unborn child was handed to the family on March 23.

However, while they were returning with the foetus, they were stopped by a police sub-inspector and were detained at the police station, despite presenting the necessary documents, the complaint said.

The woman also claimed that the family had attempted to register a complaint over the alleged harassment at a police station in Dwarka but it was not registered.

She demanded action against the police officials for alleged “harassment” and refusal to accept a complaint.

According to the police, a security guard had informed them about the presence of a foetus in Dwarka Sector-12 Market, prompting an inquiry.

The foetus was handed over to a doctor and after necessary medical procedures was cremated by the family.

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Article source: https://www.ndtv.com/delhi-news/family-of-a-woman-alleges-harassment-by-police-officer-over-foetus-2011935

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