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, and his aide Nitin Balasoa Ghule, 34. The public health department had suspended Dr Shinde in 2017 after an investigation found he was involved in carrying out prenatal sex determination tests. Offences under the Pre-conception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act (PCPNDT) have been registered against him at Yavat, Wadgaon Nimbalkar, Daund and Phaltan, s...