Purvi Patel is the first woman in America to be sentenced to prison for foeticide. Chaya Babu/Rediff.com reports on the verdict and the ripples of shock and fear it set off. Purvi Patel, who was convicted in February on charges of foeticide and neglect of a dependent, was sentenced March 30 by an Indiana judge to a total of 41 years. She was facing up to 70 years for what she has maintaining consistently was a miscarriage. Prosecutors in the case claimed Patel, 33, attempted to terminate her ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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