India: Court rejects abortion plea of minor’s parents

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Court rejects abortion plea of minor’s parents

The court of additional district and sessions judge Roonam R Joshi passed the orders on the basis of medical report submitted by the doctors of Gynecology Department of Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:July 19, 2017

Disposing the application moved by the parents of a 10-year-old rape victim in which they had sought permission for abortion, a local court observed that girl cannot undergo abortion as it can pose serious health issues.

The court of additional district and sessions judge Roonam R Joshi passed the orders on the basis of medical report submitted by the doctors of Gynecology Department of Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32.

Continued at source: Indian Express: http://indianexpress.com/article/chandigarh/court-rejects-abortion-plea-of-minors-parents-chandigarh-4757232/