Courts cannot act as a mute spectator in crimes against women, should act like Lord Krishna and protect Dharma: Karnataka HC

The order was passed in an appellant's plea against his conviction for the rape of a 69-year-old woman.
Lord Krishna and Draupadi
Lord Krishna and Draupadi

While rejecting an appeal filed by a man who was convicted of raping a 69-year-old woman, the Karnataka High Court recently remarked that courts should act like Lord Krishna from the epic Mahabharata and protect women’s safety.

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