iProbono lawyers help minor rape survivor get justice; Delhi HC lays down guidelines for examining child witnesses

In a triumph for victims of child abuse, the Delhi High Court on Monday overruled a judgment of the Dwarka District Court acquitting the accused in the rape of a 3 year-old girl. The accused, Sujeet Kumar, had committed the offence in October 2012. A Bench comprising Justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Mukta Gupta laid down guidelines on the examination of children who are victims of sexual abuse.

One of the reasons for acquittal was