Evidence by a woman alleging rape cannot be the "gospel truth", the bench also said.
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The accused was nabbed late night on Monday.
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The accused have been arrested.
She was denied medical termination of pregnancy.
On 30 July 2016, a special fast track court delivered its judgment in State v Mahmood Farooqui. The following weeks have witnessed the emergence of a carefully constructed narrative of “one of us” at the receiving end of harsh rape laws for a crime he did not “quite” commit. It has been argued that forced oral sex is less grave than penile sex. It has also been argued that rape by a known person is less grave than rape by a stranger. Such distinctions are best avoided.
The men, who were drunk, threw her body into a canal.
People who have been defending Mahesh Sharma's recent comments as merely “cautionary advice” are missing the point. When a Union Minister suggests that tourists should refrain from wearing skirts for their own safety, it sends a dangerous message -- that the onus of not being sexually assaulted lies on the shoulders of the victim.
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"She cannot speak due to facial acid burns and one of her eyes has been severely damaged."
Villagers blocked the NH-24, demanding the arrest of the accused.
The woman was in India for research-related work.