Dr. Shafi produced before court

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has produced Dr. Mohamed Shafi before the Kurunegala Magistrate’s Court a short while ago, said reporter.

The case against Dr. Shafi, who is accused of allegedly amassing assets through suspicious means, performing illegal sterilization surgeries and having links to terrorist activities, is to be taken up for hearing at 1.00 p.m. today (11).

Dr. Shafi was arrested and remanded for allegedly amassing assets via suspicious means.

However, speculations were rife that he had performed illegal sterilization surgeries on women who were treated by him during their caesarean deliveries.

In this backdrop, over 1000 complaints were lodged at Kurunegala Teaching Hospital and Dambulla General Hospital by mothers who claimed to have been treated by Dr. Mohamed Shafi and experienced complications in conceiving.

Accordingly, the report comprising the recommendations from specialist doctors on the most suitable medical examination to investigate the complaints lodged by women whose caesarean surgeries were performed by Dr. Shafi, is to be submitted to the court today (11).