In the case of xxx v Union of India & Ors. a petition from the girl’s father asking for guidelines on how to end the pregnancy medically. The baby is a product of his sibling.
The contention by parties
If pregnancy termination is not permitted and the child is delivered, the medical report presented by the medical board noted that there is a risk of numerous social and medical complications developing. There are likely to be several social and medical issues. They further claim that a medical board’s opinion is that the girl’s physical health would likely be negatively impacted by the challenges of teenage pregnancy and that the girl’s social and mental health would suffer gravely if the pregnancy were to continue.
Analysis of Court Decision
A 15-year-old girl who was pregnant for 7 months and was impregnated by her brother was permitted by the Kerala High Court to end the pregnancy surgically. The minor girl is physically and psychologically capable of having her pregnancy terminated medically, according to the medical report that was filed. The District Medical Officer and the Superintendent of the Government Medical College Hospital were subsequently ordered by the Court to act immediately to end the girl’s pregnancy.