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 Kerala State Legal Services Authority sought permission for medical termination of the pregnancy of the victim, alleging that her consent was required for abortion, since she was a major but as she was mentally-challenged, the victim was not in a position to grant consent for the same
The plea, filed by Delhi Prosecutors Welfare Association, sought direction to the government to create and make appointments to Additional Public Prosecutors (APPs) and also send a proposal for the creation of two such posts in each fast-track and POSCO court
The Delhi High Court has said, in crimes which seriously endangers the well being of society, it is not safe to leave the crime doer only because he and victim have settled the dispute amicably, while dismissing petition seeking quashing of FIR by a Muslim man who married a Hindu woman allegedly hiding his real identity.
The Delhi High Court allowed bail to a rape accused under section 376 AB of IPC and Section 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 over the ground that there is a delay of 8 hours in the registration of FIR.