Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women in a mass sterilization that left 13 dead, news reports said Friday.
Press Trust of India reported that Ramesh Mahawar of Mahawar Pharma Pvt Ltd and his son were arrested and charged with fraud. Police Superintendent O.P. Pal told PTI that the men were arrested on the complaint of food and drug administration officials.
Red and green Shiite banners line the streets of Baghdad, portraits of
religious figures and slain "martyrs" stare down from billboards, hymns
blare from shops and cafes, and grim-faced militiamen prowl the streets
in pickup trucks.
The holy month of Muharram has brought an unprecedented show of strength byIraq's Shiite Muslim majority, underscoring its domination of the bitterly fractured capital and the vulnerability of the once-dominant Sunnis, while raising fears of a new round of sectarian cleansing by Shiite militias allied with the government.