T’gana family’s desire for son leads to death of pregnant woman

Harassing and threatening Suhashini when she got pregnant for the third time, her husband and in-laws said they only wanted a son next.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 04, 2024 | 3:45 PMUpdatedJul 04, 2024 | 3:45 PM

Illegal sex determination and botched abortion: How a Telangana family's desire for a son led to death of a pregnant woman

A woman passed away due to the illegal abortion of an eight-month-old foetus in Telangana’s Suryapet. The woman, the mother of two daughters, had to undergo the procedures after her husband threatened her to have an abortion since the foetus was female. She died on 25 June, her father heard about the incident and filed a police complaint on 27 June.

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