Vikas has challenged the Delhi High Court order wherein his regular bail was dismissed. The petitioner is charged for the offence under sections 376B, 342 IPC and section 6 read with section 5(m) of the POCSO Act.
Two men, Achhar Singh and Budhi Singh, had challenged their conviction by the Himachal Pradesh High Court. One had been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and the other to undergo life imprisonment, plus a fine. The High Court had overturned their acquittal by the trial court.
Supreme court bench pronounced its verdict on the appeal filed seeking enhancement of compensation and challenging the High Court’s order which had denied the enhancement in the compensation to the family member of the deceased.