A doctor at Tejaswini hospital in Warangal district was caught red handed conducting an ultrasound to determine the gender of a foetus.
Acting on a tip-off that the hospital was involved in gender determination tests and in female foeticides, the District Health Officials raided the hospital and arrested a doctor. They also shut down the scanning centre and the operating rooms.
The doctor was not available for a comment, but the Health Officials are preparing to file cases against him, and have also announced their intention of raiding other hospitals in the district.
The hospital is currently being investigated for illegally conducted abortions of girl children.