Are police taking the side of accused persons? Jharkhand High Court cautions officers with contempt in POCSO case

The Court chastised the police authorities for not making the victim a chargesheet witness, saying that such actions create doubt in the mind of the Court.
Justice Ananda Sen, Jharkhand High Court
Justice Ananda Sen, Jharkhand High Court

While hearing a bail application in a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act), the Jharkhand High Court expressed its surprise at the fact that the Investigating Officer has not made the victim a chargesheet witness (Anil Kunwar v. State of Jharkhand).

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