10-year-old rape survivor whose abortion plea was rejected by SC delivers baby girl


Chandigarh, 17 August: The 10-year-old rape survivor, whose abortion plea was rejected by the Supreme Court, delivered a baby girl on Thursday at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, Chandigarh. Doctors said the girl was safe and the newborn had been kept in the Intensive Care Unit. The girl was allegedly raped by her maternal uncle.

The victim was subsequently admitted to GMCH-32 where she was under regular watch of a team of doctors in Chandigarh. The victim was operated upon on Thursday morning and delivered the baby through C-section.  According to doctors, the newborn is underweight, at 2.02 kg, but her condition is stable.




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