On September 19, Tribune
reported that a lady doctor Dr Sunita died during a raid conducted by the Health Department authorities at her clinic in Samalkha in Panipat. Sources said that a Health Department team raided the clinic in the night on a tip-off that an illegal abortion was being carried out. When the team started questioning Dr Sunita, she reportedly collapsed. Her husband, Ved Parkash, reached the clinic and asked the team members the reason behind the raid.
A case had been registered against the Health Department team under section 302 of the IPC as the family members alleged that the team members thrashed Sunita due to which she died.
However, the team members counter alleged that it was the staff members of the clinic who thrashed them. Now Dr Sunita’s daughter, Ishita Arora
, claims that her mother was killed by five government officials and doctors of Panipat. She posted on FB:
The Police said that the reasons behind Dr Sunita’s death are yet to be determined as the investigation is underway.