Lawyers write to Patna High Court Chief Justice over treatment of gangrape survivor jailed by Bihar Court for alleged courtroom outburst

A letter addressed to the Patna High Court requests systemic changes in the treatment of sex crime survivors, after a Magistrate remanded a gangrape survivor to jail for raising her voice in court.
Lawyers write to Patna High Court Chief Justice over treatment of gangrape survivor jailed by Bihar Court for alleged courtroom outburst

More than 300 lawyers have addressed a letter to the Chief Justice of the Patna High Court calling for the “need for urgent and systemic changes in the treatment of survivors of sexual crimes in the Araria District Court.”

The letter was prompted by an incident at the Araria District Court in Bihar, where a Magistrate reportedly remanded a survivor of a violent gangrape to 14-day judicial custody.

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