Hospital cannot insist on police complaint to treat pregnant minor: Bombay High Court

The Court was informed that the 17-year-old pregnant girl did not wish to initiate criminal proceedings against her minor partner as their relations were consensual.
pregnant woman and Bombay high court
pregnant woman and Bombay high court

A hospital cannot deny medical treatment to a pregnant minor girl merely because no police complaint was filed in the matter, the Bombay High Court recently held.

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