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Bengaluru: Hospital Owner Faces Charges For 74 Unlawful Abortions

The owner of a private hospital in Bengaluru Rural district faces charges for allegedly performing 74 unauthorized abortions and failing to maintain accurate records. The hospital owner, Ravikumar NR, is currently on the run. Dr SR Manjunath, the District Health and Family Welfare Officer, filed a complaint after discovering irregularities during an inspection on January 26. The FIR revealed that the hospital had been conducting these abortions without proper authorization under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act since 2021.

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