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ETHICS CASE STUDY: b) Is it not morally right to fulfill his desire to the child before he is hanged? Is the girl justified in rejecting his demand? Explain. (250 Words)

  1.  Umesh is in jail on the charges of raping a 14-year-old girl. He is sentenced to death and even the President has rejected his mercy plea. The girl has given birth to a child. Her parents are against raising this child as they see it as illegitimate and source of eternal pain to their family.  Finally, the girl and her parents decide to give it up for adoption. Upon knowing about this move, Umesh sends a notice from jail that as he is child’s father, the family cannot put it for adoption without his permission.  He also says that it his wish to see the child before he is sent to gallows. But the girl and her family rejects his demand.
  1. a) Is Umesh right in rising objection? Justify.
  2. b) Is it not morally right to fulfill his desire to the child before he is hanged? Is the girl justified in rejecting his demand? Explain. (250 Words)