Murder Charge Follows Forced Miscarriage


California police say man held ex-girlfriend at gunpoint and forced her to take pills that resulted in miscarriage.

(KGET)  Police in Bakersfield, California say a woman is recovering after her ex-boyfriend held her at gunpoint and forced her to take pills, resulting in a miscarriage.

Police arrested the ex-boyfriend, Jagmeet Sandhu, 23.

Investigators say Sandhu confronted his pregnant ex-girlfriend at her residence early Tuesday morning.

“Her ex-boyfriend arrived at her apartment with a gun and made her take an unknown pill with the intent of having a miscarriage,” Bakersfield police Sgt. Nathan McCauley said.

Officers were tipped off the alleged assault at around 1 a.m. by a family member of the woman.

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