Pregnant Mumbai Girl stand firm On Delivering Child, Boyfriend ArrestedDecember 16, 2011 02:02
In Mumbai a 15 year old girl who is studying 10th class is now six months pregnant after agreeing sex with her 17-year-old boyfriend.
As the girl is saying that she will deliver the child and hand it over to the boyfriend, While the boy has been take into custody on rape charge.
The boyfriend has denied to marry her, And yet the girl has decided to raise the child and dont want to give up for adoption,While her parents have been pushing her to go for adoption.
On Saturday The Kasturba Marg police arrested the boyfriend on charge of rape and sent him to the Dongri observation home. The girl's father works in a tailoring shop and he wants the child to be given to an adoption agency.
when the girl was undergoing some tests in Bhagwati Hospital she said that, "My boyfriend and I came to know about the pregnancy at least a month-and-a-half ago, but he told me that we would look for a solution together,"
"But as days passed he stopped taking my calls and started ignoring me. That hurt me the most," said the girl who is of Class X student, adding that she's prepared to miss her SSC exam to take care of her child.
The girl's parents realized she was pregnant well after the 20th week when she started showing.
They approached a private clinic to terminate her 24-week pregnancy, but the doctors there alerted the police given that abortions after 20 weeks are illegal.
She said "I will deliver the child and hand it over to my boyfriend. Later, I will insist him to marry me,"
"My friends were upset when I told them about my physical relationship with my boyfriend. They also threatened to complain about this to my family," said the girl. "Now, my entire neighbourhood knows about my case.
" The girl had given in to her boyfriend's demands of having intercourse without protection as the latter kept on saying he would be marrying her anyway.
"He used protection once or twice but later stopped using it," she said. She also said that she had absolutely no knowledge of contraception, or ways to prevent pregnancy.
As the girl missed her periods for around four continuos months, where as her boyfriend bought her a pregnancy kit.And also he gave her an abortion pill, which did not work at all as it has to be taken within ten weeks of pregnancy.