"Trend to lodge false FIRs": Punjab & Haryana High Court slaps ₹1 lakh costs on woman who withdrew complaint of outraging modesty

Justice Alok Jain observed that this petition demonstrated how the process of law is abused just for the whims and fancies of a person like the complainant.
Punjab and Haryana High Court
Punjab and Haryana High Court

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently observed that it has become a trend to abuse the process of law by lodging false first information reports (FIRs) to satisfy ego [Varun Bagga v State of Punjab].

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