Bombay High Court laments lack of health facilities in remote areas to conduct medical examination of rape survivors

While hearing an appeal against a rape conviction, the Court noted that the victim in the instant case could not be examined at the sub-district hospital and had to be referred to the Civil Hospital in Nanded district.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court recently voiced its concern over the lack of proper medical facilities in rural areas to examine rape survivors, which delays the medical examination of such persons thereby benefitting the accused [Dilip Sambhaji Gajbhare vs State of Maharashtra].

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