Press Reporter News Service
New Delhi, March 2
A 14-year-old minor woman from Haryana has moved the Supreme Courtroom in search of permission to terminate her 26-week being pregnant.
She alleged that she was raped by her cousin which led to the undesirable being pregnant. She has moved the highest court docket in view of Part three of the Medical Termination of Being pregnant Act, 1971 which prohibits termination of being pregnant past 20 weeks.
A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde on Tuesday requested the medical board of Civil Hospital, Karnal, to look at the rape sufferer and submit its report on the feasibility of termination of foetus.
The Bench additionally issued notices to the Centre and the Haryana authorities in search of their replies to her petition by March 5, the following date of listening to.
“Medical Board – District Civil Hospital, Karnal, could study the woman and submit its report concerning the feasibility of her request for termination of being pregnant,” the highest court docket mentioned.
Earlier, her counsel VK Biju mentioned the medical board ought to be directed to right away look into the matter because the being pregnant was within the 26th week.