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UP: 10-yr-old cancer patient's mother writes to Prez, pleads for son's euthanasia

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Sep 15, 2017, 10:54 am IST
Updated : Sep 15, 2017, 11:50 am IST

The woman has pleaded for mercy killing on behalf of her son as the cost of treatment was too high to bear.

Unable to cope with expensive cancer treatment, mother of 10-year-old patient writes to President demanding euthanasia. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)
 Unable to cope with expensive cancer treatment, mother of 10-year-old patient writes to President demanding euthanasia. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Kanpur: A woman from Kanpur has written a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind asking for euthanasia for her 10-yr-old son who is battling cancer.

The woman has pleaded for mercy killing on behalf of her son as the cost of treatment was too high to bear.

 

In her letter to the President, the woman has written that she is being unable to continue with her son's recovery as the cost for the cancer treatment is too expensive.

(Photo: Twitter | ANI)(Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Kanpur is the hometown of President Ram Nath Kovind and he is on a two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh.

Tags: mercy killing, euthanasia, cancer treatment, president ramnath kovind
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur