Bombay High Court directs State to frame guidelines for test identification parades in POCSO cases

The Court was astonished to note from the evidence that a minor victim of 6 years was made to appear in jail premises in order to identify the culprit amongst a line of dummies and she was asked to touch the perpetrator.
 Aurangabad Bench with POCSO Act
Aurangabad Bench with POCSO Act

The Aurangabad bench of Bombay High Court on December 19 directed the Maharashtra government to frame guidelines for conducting test identification parades (TI parades) in cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act [Parvej Khan v. State of Maharashtra & Ors.].

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