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Supreme Court orders Centre to treat conjoined twins

New Delhi: The Supreme court directed the central government to air lift the conjoined twins Saba and Farah (16) and treat them at AIIMS New Delhi within ten days. A Bench comprising Justices K.S. Radha Krishnan and Deepak Misra passed an order to bring them to Delhi. Earlier the court had directed the central government to constitute a medical board and ensure their treatment.  However, the matter took a poignant turn and the court insisted that they be treated at Patna and be provided monthly expenses towards treatment and nutrition.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 September 2012 on page no. 14

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