Team of medical experts to examine women accusers
A committee comprising medical experts led by the Colombo Chief Judicial Medical Officer will examine the women who lodged complaints against Dr. Mohamed Shafi stating that he had sterilised them, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said yesterday.
SP Gunasekara said the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has recorded statements from 421 females and 26 doctors over the illegal sterilizations allegedly carried out by Dr. Mohamed Shafi.
The Police Spokesman said the CID had also recorded statements from 69 nurses and 18 other hospital staff in the course of their investigation. He said the case would be taken in the Kurunegala Magistrate’s Court on June 27.
The CID will submit a comprehensive report to court on that day, he said.