Madhya Pradesh High Court allows termination of pregnancy provided rape victim files affidavit that she will not turn hostile

On obtaining such affidavit, the investigating officer was directed to produce the same before the medical board, only after which the pregnancy would be terminated, the Court ordered.
Madhya Pradesh High Court, Jabalpur bench
Madhya Pradesh High Court, Jabalpur bench

The Madhya Pradesh High Court recently set a unique condition for termination of pregnancy by directing a minor rape victim and her father to file an affidavit stating that they would not resile from their statement against the accused during the trial.

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