: A 35-year-old mentally retarded and childless man was allegedly taken away and vasectomised in the district hospital in Rewa, under the ’s sterilisation drive.

Ramavtar Gupta, a resident of Mahsaw village, underwent vasectomy in the district on . His brother, Moolchand, has now petitioned the seeking action.

In his complaint to Kotwali police, says his brother was taken by two anganwadi workers from Mahsaw and vasectomised in the district hospital.

“Ramavtar is mentally incapacitated for sure. He started undressing right here in the police station when I asked him what had happened,” Inspector S S Rajput of Rewa Kotwali said. “I wonder how and why the doctor operated on him,” he added.

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