Delhi High Court single bench of Justice Rekha Palli refused to pass such an order and observed that a father does not own his daughter to dictate she should only use his surname. Justice Palli further stated that every child has a right to take the mother's surname.
The Jharkhand High Court on Friday, while hearing a bail application in a case concerning the sexual assault of a 13-year-old minor girl, criticised the investigating officers for defiance of judicial orders.
The Allahabad High Court dismissed the criminal appeal against the sentence of life imprisonment of a man accused of unnatural sex and murder of an 11-year-old girl in Kanpur. The court observed that there is sufficient evidence against the accused for the charge of murder.
The High court held that the girl child was in need of care and protection , thus, the CWC acted upon within their domain and functions prescribed under Juvenile Justice Act and proceeded correctly by taking over the custody of minor girl child.
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.