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SC stays HC order on abortion of mentally challenged woman

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the order of the Punjab and Haryana High Court directing termination of the pregnancy of a mentally challenged orphan who was raped at a Nari Niketan in Chandigarh.

delhi Updated: Jul 21, 2009 17:00 IST

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the order of the Punjab and Haryana High Court directing termination of the pregnancy of a mentally challenged orphan who was raped at a Nari Niketan in Chandigarh.

“We stay the operation of the High Court order,” a Bench headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan said.