Tuesday 21 October 2014

'Termination would have saved Savita' - heartbroken husband

Published 15/11/2012 | 05:00

Savita and husband Praveen
Members of the public during a protest at the Dail on Kildare Street, Dublin

THE heartbroken husband of Savita Halappanavar has spoken of his torment at the loss of his wife and the unborn daughter she had already named.

An international storm has erupted over abortion laws here after the death of Mrs Halappanavar (31) from septicaemia a week after she began to miscarry and asked for a termination at University College Hospital in Galway.

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