Acid Attack: “Administration of justice cannot ignore the victim who has died and cannot cry before it", SC

Acid Attack

The Supreme Court on Friday lamented at the rise in the number of acid attacks despite amendments to penal laws, noting that acid attack is a gender based violence, and laws and enforcement agencies might not be sufficient to bring down such attacks.

A Bench of Justices NV Ramana and PC Pant also stressed the need to have a victim based approach in such cases.

The Bench was hearing an appeal filed by the brother of the deceased acid . . .

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