Heinous crimes like rape cannot be quashed by High Court under Section 482 CrPC even if parties reach a compromise: Delhi High Court

The Court further stated that the intention of the legislature in enacting the POCSO Act was to protect welfare of the children and quashing proceedings under the Act would be an attempt to go against the same.
Heinous crimes like rape cannot be
quashed by High Court under Section 482 CrPC even if parties reach a compromise: Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court with POCSO Act

Heinous crimes like rape cannot be quashed by exercising inherent power under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) even if a compromise has been reached between parties, the Delhi High Court recently reiterated (Dinesh Sharma and Ors v. State and Anr).

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