A local court in Madhubani, Bihar has ordered a Dhobi (washerman), accused of attacking and outraging the modesty of women, to wash the clothes of all women in the town for six months without any charge, as a bail condition.
The Supreme Court has asked the Maharashtra government to file the status report in a plea filed by Harshad Purushottam Mehta against the Bombay High Court order which had rejected his bail plea raised on the ground that he has served more than one half of the maximum sentence for the offences he is accused of.
The Supreme Court has directed duo accused for alleged offences house trespass, extortion, criminal intimidation, to surrender before the trial court within 15 days and apply for regular bail. The Court has further directed the Trial Court to hear their bail application expeditiously.
The plea in Delhi High Court alleges that the Delhi Police failed to take cognizance of the actions by the named publications/portals/news organizations and social media platforms, as disclosure of identity of Hathras gangrape victims is a punishable offence under Section 228A of the Indian Penal Code.
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a Special Leave Petition preferred by the state of Uttarakhand against an order of the Uttarakhand High Court, observing that if a woman willingly allows a person, who is not her husband, to behave like her husband, then he cannot be prosecuted for rape.
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea as withdrawn which had been filed by a man seeking anticipatory bail in relation to an FIR registered under Sections 409, 420, 467, 468 and 741 of the Indian Penal Code.