Bombay High Court disapproves trial court's passive approach allowing defence to put graphic details to rape victim during cross examination

The Court noted that the victim was sobbing at one point during cross-examination and that was when the trial judge ought to have intervened and stopped that line of cross examination.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The manner in which the defence conducted cross-examination of a rape victim by giving graphic details of the act under the garb of giving suggestions, recently drew the ire of the Bombay High Court (Ranjeet Shahaji Gade & Anr. v. State of Maharashtra)

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