Prima facie, casteist slur against Scheduled Caste person in their courtyard attracts penalty under SC/ST Act: Kerala HC

The Court took a prima facie view that making a casteist slur against a person belonging to a scheduled community in their courtyard would amount to “an insult in a place in public view”, punishable u ...
Prima facie, casteist slur against Scheduled Caste person in their courtyard attracts penalty under SC/ST Act: Kerala HC
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court has held that making a derogatory remark against a person belonging a scheduled caste or tribe in their courtyard would amount to “an insult in a place in public view”, punishable under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (Vishak and Anr. v. State of Kerala and Ors.).

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