Tuesday, November 22, 2011
High Court in India Rules Abortion Grounds for Divorce
Indian Express: Abortion ground for divorce, rules HC:
The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has ruled that a wife not informing about the factum of abortion undergone by her to her husband and in-law amounted to act of cruelty.
Dismissing an appeal filed against an order of a trial court granting a decree for dissolution of marriage on the ground of cruelty, a division bench comprising Justice Elipe Dharmarao and Justice M Venugopal said "the woman (wife) had not informed about the factum of abortion that she had undergone. She did not inform about the treatment she took from the respective doctors.". . .