Tv9 alongwith Health Department catered a joint operation in which we disclosed illegal sex determination practiced by two doctors namely, Hemang Shah and Ashok Patel. Wherein a sonography machine was seized from Dr. Hemang Shah who confessed of having bought it from Sonipat of Haryana. After this Women Crime Branch started investigation in the case and nabbed the man called Pradip Malhotra.
The sonography machine was sold violating the PNDT Act.
However, Malhotra said that he sold the machine to a man named Manish Patel who later sold it to the doctor. Patel himself did not have a license to buy or sell such machines. However, after his bail plea was rejected by High Court he is absconding. It is possible that he might have sold such machines at various other places.