Bring conjoined sisters from Bihar to Delhi: SC (Lead)

July 30th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Bihar government to make arrangements for bringing teenage conjoined twins Saba and Farah to Delhi by an air ambulance for treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

The court also asked the central government to make arrangements for sending an air ambulance from Delhi to bring back the sisters to explore the possibility of separating them surgically.

On the direction of the apex court, the central government formed a three-member team of doctors to examine the possibility of surgically separating the sisters.

The apex court July 20 asked the panel of doctors to go to Patna to examine Saba and Farah and give their opinion on the possibility of separating them.

The apex court direction came on a petition by Aarushi Dhasmana - a law student of Pune-based Symbiosis Law School - which said that she wanted to help Saba and Farah by exploring the possibility of separating them surgically.

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