Bombay High Court permits rape victim to terminate 25-week-old pregnancy

The Bench relied on the medical board’s opinion that since the girl is unmarried, continuation of pregnancy will harm the girl, physically as well as mentally.
Nagpur Bench Bombay High Court
Nagpur Bench Bombay High Court

The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court on Friday allowed a rape victim to terminate her 25-week-old pregnancy, observing that a pregnancy from rape will cause anguish and grave injury to the mental health of the girl [X v. State of Maharashtra]

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