A Supreme Court advocate, Alakh Alok Srivastava, has written to the Chief Justice of India, Justice N.V. Ramana, requesting him to take suo motu cognizance of the death of a 24-year-old rape victim, who had set herself ablaze outside the Supreme Court.
On June 7, the state of Rajasthan had filed its reply against the plea of Asaram. The bench of Justice Navin Sinha and Justice Ajay Rastogi had on June 8 adjourned the matter, saying that the reply was filed yesterday evening and they didn’t get the time to read it.
Decision granting anticipatory bail to journalist Varun Hiremath in a Rape case lodged against him by a 22-year-old woman has been challenged before the Apex Court. The Delhi High Court Justice Mukta Gupta had granted bail to Journo Varun Hiremath earlier last month.