Expert on Savita case says he will back a vote for Yes

20th May, 2018
Professor Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

The author of the report into the death of Savita Halappanavar will arrive in Ireland tomorrow to join the Yes campaign’s final push for a repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

Professor Sabaratnam Arulkumaran will argue that the 31-year-old died as a result of the constitutional ban on abortion and that it should not have taken Ireland five years after her death to remove it.

The physician, who recommended in his 2013 report on...

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