Delhi High Court flags disturbing pattern of rape accused marrying survivor to avoid sexual assault charges

The Court noted that there were numerous cases where the accused deceitfully marries the rape survivor only to heartlessly desert her once the FIR is quashed or bail secured.
Delhi High Court with POCSO Act
Delhi High Court with POCSO Act

The Delhi High Court recently expressed concern over a disturbing pattern noticed in sexual assault cases, where an accused marries the survivor, seemingly to evade criminal charges, only to promptly abandon the survivor once the case is quashed or bail is secured. [Mohd Amaan Malik v State]

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