Victim’s conduct not above suspicion: Karnataka High Court grants relief to hockey player Varun Kumar in POCSO case

Kumar, who is also an officer with the Punjab Police, was booked in the rape case by the Bengaluru Police earlier this year on a volleyball player’s complaint that he repeatedly raped her when she was 17 years old.
Karnataka HC, Varun Kumar
Karnataka HC, Varun KumarVarun Kumar (IG)

The Karnataka High Court recently granted anticipatory bail to Arjuna awardee and national hockey player Varun Kumar in a case registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) [Varun Kumar vs State of Karnataka].

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