A hysterectomy racket involving 2,200 women in Karnataka com
A major racket involving removal of uteruses of nearly 2,200 women belonging to the Lambani and dalit communities has come to light, with four hospitals involved continuing to function despite losing their licences.

According to the report filed by the health department, a copy of which is with TOI, hysterectomies (surgery to remove the uterus) were unnecessarily done. Most of the women had approached the doctors complaining of minor ailments like stomach ache or pelvic pain or white discharge.