The judgment was pronounced by a single-judge bench led by Justice Vibhu Bakhru on the appeal against the order of the trial court which had convicted the appellants for the offences punishable under Section 109 read with Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code.
The Commission has said we have received reports of media reports of a Mumbai model accused of raping Hemant Soren. The model has alleged that in 2013 she was not only raped by a person named Hemant Soren and Suresh Nagre but she and her family were constantly threatened.
A Single-judge Bench of Justice VG Arun dismissed the plea by the victim as well as the prosecution, seeking transfer of the case from the present trial court, alleging bias on the part of Additional Sessions Judge in Ernakulam.
The bail of Franco Mulakkal, former Bishop of Jalandhar, has been cancelled. He has been accused of raping a nun and a non-bailable arrest warrant had been issued against him. This cancellation was ordered yesterday (July 13) by a special court in Kottayam, Kerala.
The High court of Kerala has kept in abeyance the transfer order of Honey M. Varghese, the Special Judge, Ernakulam, to Kozhikode who is at present trying a case relating to sexual assault of a female actor.