A 14-year-old was repeatedly raped by her employer, who abandoned her on learning of her being pregnant. She moved several courts seeking permission to abort the child, but they were turned down.
And finally, when the moment of the baby's birth arrived on Wednesday, the local health centre refused her assistance, resulting in her giving birth in an ambulance on the way to a hospital.
But despite the trying conditions, both the mother and the baby are safe and will go home on Saturday, reports Indian Express.
Here is a brief timeline of the shocking case:
Meanwhile, a childless couple in Jabalpur has offered to adopt the baby.