Tendency in society not to treat mental health issue as illness: Himachal Pradesh High Court grants bail to accused on ground of mental illness

The bail application was moved by one Ajay, who was charged with rape other connected offences.
Tendency in society not to treat mental health issue as illness: Himachal Pradesh High Court grants bail to accused on ground of mental illness
Himachal Pradesh HC, Mental Illness

While granting bail to an accused on the ground of mental illness, the Himachal Pradesh High Court remarked that there is a tendency amongst people and society not to treat mental issues as illness and to ignore it or opt for religious remedies (Ajay v. State of Himachal Pradesh).

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