Additional Sessions Judge Sanjiv Jain has, in three separate judgments between December 24 and January 3, let off accused after the alleged victims of rape admitted that the relationships were indeed consensual.
The court held that since the scrutiny of forms for admissions is scheduled to take place after January 31, the final decision on whether to issue a stay order on the Delhi Government's January 7 order making "distance" the primary criteria for admissions, will be taken before that date.
The court order noted that the documents sought by Swamy “do not seem to be connected to the facts required to be proved”, and the BJP leader seemed to be trying to “enlarge the scope of the present proceedings”.
The Delhi High Court is set to look into the legal issue arising out of “multiple statements” of a sexual assault victim being recorded by various authorities including NGO counsellors, police and magistrates. The issue has been taken up after a reference was sent by the Juvenile Justice Board- I (JJB 1) Principal Magistrate, Vishal […]