India, June 9 -- The Pune rural police have busted an alleged sex determination racket and arrested two persons, including a suspended government medical officer, who were operating from an under-construction building at Malegaon Budruk village in Baramati, officials said on Saturday.

The accused have been identified as Dr Madhukar Chandrakant Shinde, 52, of Phaltan and his aide Nitin Balasoa Ghule, 34, of Dhekalwasti in Baramati. The public health department had suspended Dr Shinde in 2017 after a probe found him involved in carrying out prenatal sex determination tests. Offences under Pre-conception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act (PCPNDT) have been registered against him at Yavat, Wadgaon Nimbalka...