The Special Judge opined that the prosecutrix’s conduct of never disclosing anything about incident to anybody nor seeking anybody’s help during relevant period, cast a serious doubt on her version of events.
“Ironically, the concerned SHO in his report on one hand mentions that the petitioner’s behaviour is satisfactory, but in the same breadth, also mentions that he can have adverse impact on law, order and security in the area, without assigning any reasons.”
While considering matters involving sexual offences, a Court must be mindful that the incidents of sexual violence have adverse effects on the overall growth and development of the said human being, thus it is in the interest of justice and society at large that proceedings are handled with due care and precaution, especially when the Court is dealing with an application for releasing the accused on bail.
“Nothing has improved even after more than a decade of “Nirbhaya”. Women also have the right to life and liberty. They also have the right to be respected and treated as equal citizens. Their honour and dignity cannot be touched or violated”.
The Court stated that any interference under S. 482 of CrPC would be rendering approval of the accused-advocate’s depravity and will have a chilling effect on legal profession. Thus, the accused-advocate must come clean in a full-blown trial.
Kerala High Court started with a quote by — Mitch Albom which reads as “When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this Earth.”
by Vansh Bhatnagar†
by Tanya Agarwal†
The Karnataka High Court while expressing its shock over unlikeliness of sexual abuse in open places, quashed the charges of sexual harassment and fraud against the petitioner
Karnataka High Court observed that consent of a woman on a promise to marry is always an enigma.
The Delhi High Court upheld the order of ACMM for extradition of a German national to the Government of Federal Republic of Germany to face trial for sexual offences against children under the German Criminal Code.
Allahabad High Court granted bail to persons accused of Rape after considering the facts and circumstances of the case, submissions made by the parties, the evidence on record, the inordinate delay in lodging of the FIR by the informant and the fact that the trial is at its conclusive end,
The legislation in its own wisdom have planned to use the state machinery to investigate into all those offences, in which the women are poor victims of the atrocities committed by male.
“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.”
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