Faulty hip replacement: SC seeks Centre's response

Faulty hip replacement: SC seeks Centre's response

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the Centre to file its response on the PIL, which alleged that faulty implants were used for hip replacement surgeries. (Reuters file photo)

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to respond to a plea alleging that 15,820 persons have been fitted with faulty hip implants supplied by a multinational company.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the Centre to file its response on the PIL, which alleged that faulty implants were used for hip replacement surgeries.