Delhi HC berates trial court for complete lack of sensitivity in rape case

Meera Emmanuel October 16 2018
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The Delhi High Court recently cautioned against adopting a cut and dry approach when it comes to dealing with rape cases, more so when the victim is a minor.

While reversing the trial court's acquittal of a man accused of raping a minor, the Court observed,

"Sexual offences carry with them a great deal of shame, embarrassment and guilt for the victim and the other family members. It is not easy, and it requires courage and . . .

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