Seven people, including a gynecologist, are under a judicial investigation opened on Tuesday by the regional brigade of the judicial police of Fez, under the supervision of the competent prosecutor’s office, for alleged implication of regular practice of abortion, falsification , embezzlement of a minor, indecent assault, and participation in the commission of these criminal acts.
A press release from the Directorate General of National Security (DGSN) specifies that the regional brigade of the judicial police of Fez had, on the basis of precise information provided by the Directorate General of Territorial Surveillance (DGST), arrested in the clinic of the obstetrician gynecologist, the suspects (two assistants in a private clinic, an intermediary, a young and a minor aged 17, as well as her older sister besides the gynecologist), in flagrante delicto of attempted abortion of the minor, victim of indecent assault and embezzlement resulting in pregnancy.
The investigation, continues the DGSN, allowed the arrest of the doctor and two secretaries working in his office and the seizure of a set of medical files of women who had undergone an illegal abortion, as well as the arrest of the young person involved in indecent assault and embezzlement of the minor and the intermediary.
The sister of the underage girl was also arrested for presenting a document with a false identity, in order to make believe that it was she who was going to undergo the abortion and not her underage sister, it is inked.
All those arrested, with the exception of the minor girl, were placed in police custody at the disposal of the judicial investigation carried out under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office in order to elucidate the ins and outs of this case and determine the outcome. degree and level of involvement of each of them in these criminal acts ,.