Nashik : The district and sessions court remanded Dr. Varsha Lahade, arrested in connection with illegal medical termination of pregnancy at district hospital, to judicial custody. As a result, she was shifted to central prison again.
Government lawyers constantly alleged that Dr. Lahade remained non-cooperative with police. The registration certificate of Prayag hospital was manipulated and police took efforts to investigate them, but Dr. Lahade remained non-cooperative. Considering this she has been remanded to seven days police custody.
Mhasrul police are investigating into providing illegal hospital service to patients and to store medicine stock illegally.
As term of police custody of Dr. Lahade was expired, she was produced in the court of class Ist judicial magistrate S S Shinde.
During inspection by NMC medical officials and police at Prayag hospital run by Dr. Lahade on Mhasrul Road, they found registration certificate of the hospital, but it was manipulated. It was necessary to understand objective behind manipulation in the certificate and its usage, but Dr. Lahade was not providing her cooperation during investigation of many important issues, claimed government lawyers.
A case against Dr. Lahade has been registered at Sarkarwada police station in connection with illegal medical termination of pregnancy, whereas another case against her has been registered at Mhasrul police station for running hospital illegally and to keep medicines related to termination of pregnancy in the hospital.