High Court case on woman's travel for abortion to resume today

High Court case on woman's travel for abortion to resume today

The case of a man who claims his pregnant girlfriend is being pressured into an abortion by her parents returns to the High Court today.

On Wednesday he sought an injunction to stop her travelling to the UK but Ms Justice Mary Laffoy adjourned the case until today to allow his girlfriend obtain legal advice.

The man believes his girlfriend wants to have the baby but that she is under pressure from her parents to have an abortion.

The court has heard the couple have known each other for around a year but her family does not accept the relationship.

They are both foreign nationals.

The man wants his girlfriend to undergo psychiatric assessment.

He has informed the court that he has no desire to stop her from travelling to the UK for an abortion if those are her wishes.

The case returns to court this morning.

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