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The Kerala State Legal Services Authority sought permission for medical termination of the pregnancy of the victim, alleging that her consent was required for abortion, since she was a major but as she was mentally-challenged, the victim was not in a position to grant consent for the same
The plea claimed that the petitioner woman is in the 24th week of her pregnancy and on carrying out medical examinations, it has been reported that the foetus is suffering from facial hemorrhage and hydrocephalus.
The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed the medical termination of a 28-week foetus relying on the report of the expert committee comprising doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).