The court also ordered that if any request was given by the investigation officer who was investigating the criminal case in this matter, the authorities would take the tissue for a DNA test.
As per the report of the medical board, the foetus is 26 weeks of gestational age and was free from congenital anomalies as per the ultrasound scan.
Kerala HC allows pregnancy termination at 31 weeks to 10-year-old, says ‘ashamed’ that father is rapist
The Kerala High Court on Thursday permitted medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) to a 10-year-old rape victim, who is around 31 weeks pregnant.
Govt notifies new rules for allowing abortion till 24 weeks of pregnancy for certain categories of women
Earlier, abortion required the opinion of one doctor if it is done within 12 weeks of conception and two doctors if it is done between 12 and 20 weeks.
The law is not inclusive of non-binary or trans persons who may be pregnant and seek an abortion.