Adult victim rescued from immoral trafficking cannot be forced to live in correction home, Bombay HC

Bar & Bench July 15 2019
Shivaji Park

Omkar Gokhale

The Bombay High Court recently ruled in favour of the autonomy of adult victims rescued from immoral trafficking, observing that such persons cannot be forced to live in a correction home against their wishes.

A Single Judge Bench of Justice SS Shinde made the observation while ordering the release of a 22-year-old woman. The woman had been rescued with eleven others during a raid conducted by the Pandharpur Police under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention . . .

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