Bombay HC rejects challenge to Section 376-E IPC by Shakti Mills Rape Convicts [Read Judgment]

Meera Emmanuel June 4 2019
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The Bombay High Court on Monday upheld the constitutionality of Section 376-E of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which prescribes stringent penalties for repeat sexual offenders.

Inserted, by the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act of 2013, Section 376-E penalises such repeat offenders with with imprisonment for life which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of that person’s natural life, or with death.

The three rape convicts,

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