Silence of legislature has to be interpreted by courts: Allahabad High Court lays down timeline for maturation of bail pleas in POCSO cases

Justice Ajay Bhanot emphasized that he is seeking to balance the statutory rights of the victim with the constitutional liberties of the accused.
Allahabad HC, POCSO Act 2012
Allahabad HC, POCSO Act 2012

The Allahabad High Court has issued a series of directions for the time-bound listing of bail applications in cases concerning the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO Act), while observing that delays in such matters degrade the liberty of citizens (Junaid v. State of UP).

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