Did the Shakti Mills gangrape victim get justice? This question remains unanswered.
Two juveniles convicted in the Shakti Mills gangrape cases were sent to borstal school in Nashik.
More than 118 countries have abolished the death penalty; India is among the 50-odd countries that retain it.
However an assistant inspector posted in South Mumbai takes the prize in this cheeky competition.
After the telephone operator, the photojournalist will depose before the JJB.
The judge has observed that the incident has created fear psychosis in the minds and has left a scar on the social order.
This is the first time that Section 376E (repeat offence of rape) has been applied since the criminal law was amended in February last year.
The previously decrepit compound, where two women were gangraped last year, will soon get LED lights at a cost of Rs 25.71 lakh.
Three accused – Vijay Jadhav, Mohammad Qasim Shaikh alias Bangali and Salim Ansari – have also been sentenced to life term for the gangrape of the telephone operator.
Says constitutional validity of Section 376 E needs to be examined; trial in sessions court can continue.
If found guilty under section 376 E, for a subsequent offence of gangrape, the three accused may face life imprisonment.
The petition was mentioned before a division bench of Justices N H Patil and A M Thipsay which has posted it for hearing during the day.
Bangali’s lawyer said they would challenge constitutional validity of section 376 (E), questioning its application in Shakti Mills case.
shakti mills: Court allows prosecution’s plea to apply section 376 (E) of IPC for the gangrape of photojournalist
The court stated that it is of extreme importance to introduce the facility of conducting test identification parades by video link.