Woman critical after back-door abortion

Written by on February 9, 2018

Three men have been arrested for performing an illegal abortion in Thembisa, Gauteng.

According to a police statement, the abortion was performed on Saturday.

It is alleged that a 42-year-old woman sought the help of the three men.

Upon returning home, the woman is said to have experienced stomach pains.

The woman was taken to hospital where it was discovered that she had undergone an illegal abortion.

The woman is currently receiving medical attention and is in a critical condition.

The suspects are expected to appear in the Tembisa Magistrate Court on charges of attempted murder and the performing of an illegal abortion.

Image credit: (Gauteng SAPS)



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