Breaking: Can politicians make comments on rape/heinous crimes? Constitution Bench of SC to decide

Murali Krishnan October 5 2017
Leprosy

When a victim files an FIR alleging rape, gang rape, murder or such other heinous offences against another person or group of persons, can politicians comment on the crime?

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will decide this question.

A 3-judge Bench presided by Chief Justice Dipak Misra today referred the matter to a larger Bench.

The case itself has its genesis in the Bulandshahr rape in Uttar Pradesh. Azam Khan . . .

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