Kerala High Court orders State Govt to pay ₹1.5 lakh compensation to girl falsely accused of theft by female police officer

The Court declined to order the removal of the police officer from the force as it noted that she was a mother of 3 and in financial difficulty. It opined that what is important is for the young girl to get closure.
Kerala High Court, Lady police officer
Kerala High Court, Lady police officer

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday directed the State government to pay ₹1.5 lakh compensation to an 8-year-old Dalit girl, one Devipriya, who moved the court after she was allegedly publicly humiliated by a police officer who falsely accused her of stealing a mobile.

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