Delhi High Court Seeks Report from AIIMS On 14-Year-Old's Abortion Plea

After the minor was rescued from Narora, a village in Uttar Pradesh, the Child Welfare Committee had sought advice from AIIMS if the medical procedure was safe.

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Delhi High Court Seeks Report from AIIMS On 14-Year-Old's Abortion Plea

AIIMS had refused to terminate the minor's pregnancy and is yet to share doctors' opinion with her family


New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to produce before it the medical opinion given by the doctors on plea of a minor rape victim, seeking to medically terminate her pregnancy.

A division bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice PS Teji ordered AIIMS to produce the medical opinion provided by its doctors by Tuesday as the father of the 14-year-old minor pleaded that his daughter wanted to undergo an abortion.

On November 27, the accused in the case was taken into custody. The Child Welfare Committee had sought advice from the AIIMS if the medical procedure was safe.

The father claimed that the AIIMS has refused to carry out the procedure and he still does not know the opinion of the doctors.

After the girl was rescued from Narora, a village in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr, she was sent to Prayas Juvenile Aid Centre as she refused to go with her parents. Later, the girl went back to her parents and expressed her desire to undergo an abortion to terminate the pregnancy.

The father has sought immediate constitution of a medical board at AIIMS to examine if it was medically safe to undergo the procedure.

 


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