The Delhi High Court has acquitted a man convicted under Section 4 of the POCSO Act, dealing with punishment for penetrative sexual assault, on the grounds of inconsistencies in the statement made by the prosecutrix.
The Kerala High Court on Wednesday lowered the period of imprisonment of a government teacher from two years to a year. The teacher had been convicted in a corruption case and had challenged the order of conviction and sentence passed against her by the trial court.
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 Karkarduma Court has granted bail to three North East Delhi Riots accused Osama, Gulfam and Aatir, in the FIR filed by a fruit seller for allegedly looting fruits worth Rs. 2 lac and burning two reharis in his godown during the riots in Feburary last year.
Keeping in view the rising number of Covid-19 cases, following which, the financial crisis being faced by the lawyers due to the closing of District Courts, the MPHCBA has decided to give ration to financially poor lawyers