Mumbai court says no to abortion of 25-week foetus

August 4th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS  


Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday rejected a plea by a Mumbai couple who sought to abort their 25-week unborn child because it had a congenital heart defect. The much-awaited ruling by a division bench comprising Justices P.B. Mujmudar and A.A. Sayyad came after Haresh and Niketa Mehta approached it with the plea that they be permitted to medically terminate their unborn child.

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