The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) recently informed the Bombay High Court that it has conducted an inquiry and found baseless the allegations levelled against actor Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri of conducting pre-birth sex determination tests of their surrogate son AbRam. Justice Sadhana Jadhav was hearing a petition filed by social activist Varsha Deshpande for early hearing of the complaint filed by her in a magistrate court seeking action against the couple and others under the Pre-conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act. According to Deshpande, the metropolitan magistrate on August 8, had issued notice to the respondents and posted the matter for hearing on September 12.Aggrieved, Deshpande approached the High Court seeking early hearing and disposal of the case. BMC counsel M P S Rao told the High Court that the allegations levelled in the complaint are baseless. “The Corporation has conducted an inquiry and found the complaint baseless,” Rao said.
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