Karnataka High Court directs judicial academy training for trial judge who took ‘inhuman approach’ in POCSO case

The Court found the additional sessions judge who had acquitted the accused to be “highly insensible” and “lacking professionalism” in the way he dealt with the prosecution evidence.
Karnataka High Court, Dharwad Bench
Karnataka High Court, Dharwad Bench

The Karnataka High Court recently censured a trial court judge for showing an “inhuman” and “insensible” approach in dealing with evidence in a case involving the sexual assault of a 8-year-old girl. [State of Karnataka v. Venkatesh @Venkappa]

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