Supreme Court Allows Woman to Abort 25-week Foetus Without Skull

2017-09-01 06:13:17.0

The Supreme Court on 31st August allowed a woman to abort her 25-week foetus on the basis of a medical report which said it had no brain and skull and there was no treatment available for the anomaly.

Supreme Court also noticed that as per the view of the doctors, protracting the foetus could cause severe mental injury to the 22-year old woman as the condition of the foetus was not suited to life.

A bench, comprising Justices S A Bobde and L N Rao took the call.