By: Javeed Bhat MK
In a strange incident in the sub district hospital of Kokernag mother of a newly born baby alleged that her baby was replaced, forcing the authorities to send the DNA tests of two babies to determine their parentage in order to clear their doubt
According to the KNT news agency, quoting about the incident from the hospital, it said in its report that doctors in a hospital here in South Kashmir have decided to send DNA samples of two newborn female babies for paternity tests after a mother alleged that after the delivery her baby was replaced.
The strange incident occurred on Thursday late night at Sub-District Hospital Kokernag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Hospital sources told news agency Kashmir News Trust that two ladies, one from Sagam area while another from Takiya Magam village gave birth to two female babies at the same time in the hospital.
The doctors performed normal deliveries and told them that they have given birth to female babies. However, lady from Takiya Magam village who is the wife of one Syed Mohsin claimed that the new born female baby lying with the lady (wife of Feroz Ahmed Bala) from Sagam village is actually her baby.
The confusion over babies compelled doctors to intervene who decided to conduct DNA tests to ascertain the facts.
A medico confirmed that there was a confusion and they have decided to send the DNA samples of two newborn female babies for paternity tests to prove the claim of the woman from Takiya Magam village.
With inputs from KNT