Sad state of affairs for women prisoners Delhi HC laments while acquitting murder accused

Nalini Sharma February 22 2017
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Just a few days before International Women’s Day, the Delhi High Court has made some pertinent observations regarding the condition of women prisoners in the capital.

The observations came in a judgment penned by Justice Gita Mittal in an appeal by a woman convicted for murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.

Allowing her appeal, the Court opined that the prosecution has failed to prove circumstances which cumulatively form a complete chain of events. It therefore, acquitted her.

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