Married man held guilty of raping woman on marriage pretext

  A Delhi court has held a married man guilty of raping a woman, saying that he took her consent to establish physical relations by presenting himself as a bachelor and promising to marry her. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat convicted Delhi resident Chanderhas Yadav, a father of two children. “The accused had represented falsely […]

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Women making false rape allegations need to be punished: Court

Women making false rape allegation to settle personal scores need to be prosecuted and punished, a Delhi court has observed, saying such matters cause intense misery and humiliation to the accused which continues even after acquittal in the case. Additional sessions Judge Virender Bhat while acquitting two Delhi youth from the charges of gang rape, […]

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Youth acquitted of charges of raping DU student

A Delhi court has acquitted a youth of the charges of raping and beating up a student of Delhi University with the help of his sister-in-law, saying that the girl’s version is “neither corroborated by medical nor forensic evidence”. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat acquitted the youth and his sister in-law, both residents of Uttam […]

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Death penalty demanded for rape and murder accused.

The prosecution in a rape-murder case Monday told a court here that three men convicted for their barbaric act against a 19-year-old woman in 2012 should be awarded the death penalty. Additional Public Prosecutor Satwinder Kaur told Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat that the case falls under the category of “rarest of rare”. The court […]

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Rape case: Court for rules to curb nefarious agencies

A fast track court has highlighted the need for framing guidelines to curb “unscrupulous and nefarious” activities of placement agencies while freeing a man of the charges of trying to rape his female colleague. The court acquitted the Delhi resident saying that a “major lacuna” in the case is manifest from the medical report of […]

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Man convicted of raping daughter’s friend

Holding a man guilty of raping a 15-year-old friend of his daughter, a fast track court has told delay by victim in lodging complaint of sexual violence should not be a mitigating factor for conviction of accused as it is agonising for victims to confide in such cases. “Sexual assault destroys the entire psychology of […]

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