Gwalior: The High Court has taken a major decision to allow an 18-week pregnant minor to undergo an abortion. For this, the mother of the minor had filed a petition in the Gwalior Bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court, on which hearing on Friday, the High Court directed CMHO Gwalior to test the minor and submit a medical report. Which was presented the report on Monday. In which it was found that the minor has an 18-week pregnancy in the stomach.
On this whole matter, the court directed the CMHO to initiate the abortion process under the supervision of experts by hospitalizing the minor on February 11, 2020. The High Court said that we are hearing a case in which a 15-year-old girl Has conceived a rapist in which the mother does not want her child to give birth to a rapist. Not only this, this child will not only be a life-long social stigma for the minor, but he is also afraid of his life in giving birth to it.
The minor was missing since July 26, 2019, on this matter. Its report was filed by his mother in Thatipur police station on 23 September 2019. When the police failed to locate the minor, a habeas corpus petition was presented in the High Court. On 29 January 2020, the police presented the minor in court. The court said that the minor was recovered from Kaithal in Haryana. She was in possession of Rinku. The same court also ordered a medical examination of the minor. In which it was revealed that she is pregnant. On this, the mother of the minor filed a petition in the High Court for abortion, which has been accepted by the court.