Genuine doctors suffer due to non-application of mind by authorities probing cases under PCPNDT Act: Gujarat High Court

Justice Sandeep Bhatt held that a visiting Gynaecologist cannot be prosecuted under the law if the records of the ultra sound etc. is not maintained since the same is the duty of the hospital staff.
Doctors and Gujarat HC
Doctors and Gujarat HC

The Gujarat High Court Wednesday voiced concern over the fact that the Police authorities most of the times, fail to 'apply their minds' and end up wrongly arresting doctors under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act (PCPNDT Act) [Pappu Kumarsinh vs Dharmesh Bharatbhai Patel].

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