Calcutta High Court issues guidelines for cases involving rape, murder of minor/vulnerable persons

Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court has issued a slew of directions to be followed during the investigation and trial of cases involving the murder or rape of minor children and other vulnerable persons.

A Division Bench comprising Joymalya Bagchi and Rajarshi Bharadwaj felt that such intervention was imperative after observing serious lapses on the part of the prosecution during the conduct of a case involving the rape and murder of a minor girl.

In December 2013, the dead . . .

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