India: 10-Year-Old Haryana Girl, Raped By Stepfather, Undergoes Abortion

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10-Year-Old Haryana Girl, Raped By Stepfather, Undergoes Abortion
The 10-year-old living in Haryana's Rohtak, said her stepfather has been sexually assaulting her for a long time.

All India | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Updated: May 19, 2017

The 10-year-old girl, raped by her stepfather, was five months into the pregnancy,
Rohtak: A 10-year-old Rohtak girl, who was found to be five months pregnant after being allegedly raped by her stepfather, underwent an abortion today, after the district court had left the decision to a panel of doctors. "The process (of abortion) is complete now. The girl is recovering," said the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) Rohtak doctor, Prashant Kumar.

The medical board of PGIMS on May 16 had decided to abort the foetus of the girl after the district court left it to the panel of doctors to take a call on the matter.

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