[Delay in FIR] Time needed for rape survivor to come out of trauma needs to be considered: Supreme Court cancels bail of accused

A bench of Justices MR Shah and Hima Kohli asked the accused to surrender within a week, and directed the Karnataka High Court to hear the bail plea afresh after considering the chargesheet.
[Delay in FIR] Time needed for rape survivor to come out of trauma needs to be considered: Supreme Court cancels bail of accused

The time taken by a rape survivor to come out of trauma and shock needs to be taken into account when examining the delay in registering a first information report (FIR) in such cases, the Supreme Court said while cancelling the bail granted to a rape accused.

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