Delhi High Court criticises trial court for presuming women could not have committed crime

“Our legal system is founded on the principle of gender neutrality, unless otherwise provided, where each individual regardless of their gender, is held accountable for their actions," the Court said.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday observed that presumptions based on gender have no place within the justice system unless such presumptions are specifically provided for by law. [The State Govt of NCT Of Delhi versus Babita & Ors]

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