16 yr old girl found pregnant in city, accused arrested

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ROOPA LALL
Port Blair
1 Aug 2017

A 16-year-old girl, who went for a medical check-up at GB Pant Hospital here last night following severe stomach ache and vomiting, was found to be four months pregnant. Based on the statement of the girl, a resident of Nayagaon, a case was registered against a private vehicle driver, also a resident of the same locality, according to sources.
On finding the young girl pregnant during examination, hospital authorities immediately informed the police, who recorded her statement. According to the police, the girl named the accused, who is 26 year old and stated that they used to meet at the residence of the accused's friend at Bhatu Basti. The police have arrested the accused, who will be produced before the Court tomorrow. Meanwhile, doctors at GB Pant Hospital have reportedly terminated the pregnancy as it could have proved fatal for the minor girl.