3 Nursing Homes sealed after Fetuses found in Cuttack

Cuttack, Dec 01: Three nursing homes were sealed and an ultrasound machine was seized in Cuttack during raids days after some fetuses were found near the areas of SCB Medical College and Hospital.

The three nursing homes are Asirbad Nursing Home at Link Road, Gastro Care at Mangalabag and Ultra Hospital at Jagatpur. The district administration had conducted a series of raids on several nursing homes and diagnostic centres a day after more than 15 fetuses were found at the Barrage Colony area near the SCB Hospital in the silver city.

The raids were conducted by two teams led by Cuttack sub collector and additional tehsildar on 11 nursing homes and diagnostic centres in the city on Saturday and Sunday. They sealed three nursing homes and also seized an ultrasound machine from the Ultra Hospital after the hospitals authorities failed to provide relevant documents.