Bombay High Court Allows Termination Of 23-Week Pregnancy For 16 Year Old Sexual Assault Survivor

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Bombay High Court Allows Termination Of 23-Week Pregnancy For 16 Year Old Sexual Assault Survivor

Case: ‘X’ (since minor through her father Mr. Jitendra Kumar Singh) v. State of Maharashtra

Coram: Justice K.K.TATED & ABHAY AHUJA

Court No: WRIT PETITION (L) NO. 11131 OF 2021

Court Observation: “…there is no doubt that the continuance of this pregnancy is causing a grave injury to the mental health of the petitioner. Apart from this, of course, considering her tender age of 16 years, there is an inherent risk to her life.”

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