Supreme Court notice to Centre, states and UTs on PIL on acid attack victims

The Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response on a petition relating to sufferings of acid attack victims across India and questioning the sale of acid in open market. A bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, also issued notice to all the states and Union territories on the plea for a direction for compliance […]

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SC voices concern over rehabilitation of acid attack victims

Voicing concern over improper rehabilitation of the acid attack victims, Supreme Court today asked the government to apprise it of steps taken to provide free treatment to the survivors of the heinous crime. A social justice bench, comprising justices Madan B Lokur and U U Lalit, directed the Union Home Secretary to convene a meeting […]

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Acid attack victims allege custodial violence : HC

The Delhi High Court has directed the city’s Police Commissioner to ensure preservation of CCTV footage of December 18 at Parliament Street police station on a plea by some acid attack victims that they were subjected to “custodial violence” while holding a peaceful protest. Justice Vibhu Bakhru also issued s notice to Delhi Police seeking […]

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