Delhi High Court seeks Central government response on plea claiming absence of penal code in Jammu and Kashmir

The plea pointed out that Section 18 of the IPC defines “India” as the territory of India exclude the State of Jammu and Kashmir, and it remains unamended even after 2019 when Ranbir Penal Code was repealed.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court recently issued notice to the Central government on a plea alleging that there is no penal code in operation in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) for foreign nationals.

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