Muzaffarpur Shelter rapes: NCW for speedy trail

Muzaffarpur Shelter rapes: NCW for speedy trail

Patna: “Culprits are culprits. They have no political affiliation. They are criminals in the eyes of law. And the Muzaffarpur incident is no exception,” National Commission for Women (NCW) member Sushma Sahu has told local media that those found guilty of sexual abuse of girls in the Muzaffarpur short stay home case would not be spared […]

Shelter homes in Bihar : a can of worms?

Shelter homes in Bihar : a can of worms?

Patna: It’s a crying shame! The very people entrusted to ‘protect’ the abandoned and at-risk girls in a state-approved shelter are now on trial for having sexually assaulted them. A member of the district protection unit meant to monitor homes for underprivileged children was sent to jail on Wednesday (June 6) on the charge of […]

Since JJ Act says Juvenile cannot be arrested, no anticipatory bail

Since JJ Act says Juvenile cannot be arrested, no anticipatory bail

Chennai: The Madras High Court has ruled that a juvenile accused of committing a crime cannot be arrested and this legal position obviates the need for them to seek anticipatory bail. The ruling was given by a division bench of justices S Nagamuthu and Anita Sumanth, which had been tasked by the then Chief Justice […]