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SC junks plea against acquittal of Peepli Live director Mahmood Farooqui in rape case, calls Delhi HC verdict 'well written'

The Delhi High Court had, in September last year, acquitted Farooqui by giving him the “benefit of the doubt”.

For No To Be No

In Mahmood Farooqui case, past intimacy makes issue of consent more complicated


Consent At The Core

Mahmood Farooqui verdict lays down a new paradigm for determining sexual assault.

No means no

Delhi High Court judgment in the Mahmood Farooqui case obfuscates the basic principle of consent.

Mahmood Farooqui acquittal order ‘dishonest on fact’, will appeal in Supreme Court: Vrinda Grover

The HC, while acquitting Mahmood Farooqui, said that “... it remains in doubt as to whether such an incident” as narrated by the woman took place. It further said that “if at all it had taken place”and if “it was without consent”, Farooqui “could discern/understand the same”.

US researcher rape case: Delhi HC acquits Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui

Mahmood Farooqui’s wife Anusha Rizvi told The Indian Express she was “very relieved”. “Vindicated... victory of truth. I am grateful to judiciary, legal team,” she said.


Delhi HC likely to pronounce verdict on Mahmood Farooqui's appeal in rape case on Monday

A trial court had on August 4 last year sent him to jail for seven years, observing that he had taken advantage of the situation when the victim was alone in his house.

Farooqui gets regular bail in rape case

He had earlier been granted interim bail by the court.

Farooqui defence:Her version shows ‘impossibility of sexual assault’

The woman had alleged she had a conversation with a common friend after which the alleged assault took place in four stages.

Farooqui rape trial: Feared Dec 16 repeat, so didn’t resist rape, woman tells court

Grover told Additional Sessions Judge Sanjiv Jain that the court has to look into the complainant’s conduct in a “cultural context” as she is a foreign national.