"Heinous offences cannot be quashed despite settlement between victim's family and accused:" Bombay High Court in child trafficking case

The Court observed that despite settlement between the complainant and the accused, trials in heinous offences ought to continue keeping in view the over-riding principle of public interest in punishing the offenders.
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The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to quash a First Information Report against a couple accused of trafficking of a 10-year-old girl, despite the victim's family and the accused having reached an amicable settlement (Rishi Prabha Ranjitkumar Prasad v. State of Maharashtra).

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