The Delhi High Court allowed termination of pregnancy of around 25 weeks of a minor child and further directed the SHO concerned to ensure that after the medical termination and the period of rest, the minor child was admitted to a Government school, so she could continue studying further.
The Delhi High Court granted four weeks parole to a rape convict and held that right of a citizen to avail a legal remedy in the final court of country cannot be denied.
Justice C.T. Ravikumar is known among the legal circle for having a firm grasp of precedents and statutory provisions.. We have curated some of his important High Court and Supreme Court decisions.
With 1263 judgments delivered; three Chief Justices of India taking turns to lead the judiciary; a number of judges retiring and a
The undertrial prisoner, accused of kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old, has been behind the bars for almost two and a half years.
Kerala High Court held that child witness can be recalled for examination; bar under Section 33(5) of POCSO Act is not absolute.
The Court observed that there is an increase in the cases of sexual offenses against the child. The child sexual abuse cases demonstrate the inhumane mindset of the accused. There is an adverse impact of the incident on the victim, on her family members, and even on society.
Gujarat High Court denied showing any leniency while deciding bail application of accused charged with offences under POCSO Act.
The Court observed that the convict was a young boy of 20 years, who has no father, and was shouldering the responsibility of his widowed sister and her son, hence, imprisonment for a term of 14 years would be adequate, to teach him a lesson.
The accused had argued that the complainant and her family, out of ill will, had orchestrated the complaint and were extorting the petitioner for their own means and benefits. Rajasthan High Court, however, did not appreciate the fact that the previous complaints filed by the prosecutrix was closed on account of being frivolous and a closure report was also filed in the matter.
The petitioners have told the Court that though they are not directly affected by Rajasthan High Court’s order, they had approached the Court as the State, which is the Guardian of the interests of the persons living in the State, has chosen not to appeal and if the accused teacher will go unpunished in this case, not only him but other teachers may also commit similar offences with girls in future.
Allahabad High Court: In a criminal revision petition filed against the orders passed by the Juvenile Justice Board (‘JJB’) and
A child marriage compromises the growth of the child to her full potential. It is the bane of society.
Delhi High Court: In an appeal challenging the order passed by the Additional Sessions Judge convicting the Father (Appellant) under
Allahabad high Court: In a case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (‘POCSO’ Act), Ajay Bhanot, J.
Delhi High Court: While granting bail to the person accused of offences under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO),
Kerala High Court: In a criminal miscellaneous petition challenging the order passed by the Sessions Court, wherein the Court dismissed
“Non-reporting of sexual assault against a minor child despite knowledge is a serious crime and more often than not, it is an attempt to shield the offenders of the crime of sexual assault.”
Allahabad High Court: In a criminal revision petition filed under Section 102 of the Juvenile Justice Act challenging the order passed by
Kerala High Court: In a conflict between the manner and forum for filing an application for bail when offences under