FW: India - 'Doctor' held for castrating boys... [Times of India -Oct 24/01]
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Subject: India - 'Doctor' held for castrating boys... [Times of India
The Times of India
RETRIEVED: Thursday, November 01, 2001
October 24, 2001
THE TIMES OF INDIA
'Doctor' held for castrating boys
TIMES NEWS NETWORK
ATHINDA: The Bathinda police, on Monday, arrested a fake doctor for
allegedly being involved in the business of castrating young boys and
turning them into eunuchs.
Taking suo motu notice of news published in some newspapers on October 22,
the Bathinda police arrested Jagir Singh alias Tunda, the "doctor" with a
number of surgery equipment, from his Amar Pura basti residence.
According to Jatinder Kumar Jain, district police chief, the accused was a
retired Army man and had been booked for attempt to murder after inquiry by
the police established that the accused was castrating boys in connivance
with some mahants of deras of the area.
In a complaint sent to the Punjab Human Rights Commission, the DGP and ADGP
of Punjab, and the SSP of Faridkot, Parvati, mother of the 14-year-old-boy
who was castrated by the "doctor", had alleged that some eunuchs of Dera Mai
Dani, Kot Kapura, lured her son and then got him castrated.
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