Justice AS Bopanna, CJI Bobde and Justice V Ramasubramanian
Justice AS Bopanna, CJI Bobde and Justice V Ramasubramanian

As an institution, we have the highest respect for womanhood: CJI SA Bobde says Supreme Court never asked rape accused to marry victim

"We have given highest respect to womanhood. We asked 'are you going to marry'. We didn't order (him to) 'marry'," CJI Bobde said.

The Supreme Court today expressed its dissatisfaction at the "complete misreporting" of last week's hearing of a rape case in which it had purportedly asked a rape accused if he was going to marry the victim.

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