Young woman arrested for illegal abortion

A 24-year-old woman from Boxtel has been under arrest since November 14 for undergoing an illegal abortion in Spain.

The public prosecution department says it suspects the woman of commiting murder as she was over 24 weeks pregnant at the time, the legal time limit for abortion in the Netherlands.
The woman, who has not been named, is alleged to have had the abortion in a private clinic in Barcelona. The legal limit in Spain is 22 weeks.

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