Minor rape victim's testimony prompts Delhi High Court to uphold convict's 10-year jail term

The Court said that though the minor was of an “impressionable age” she had narrated her ordeal to her mother soon after the incident.
Justice Mukta Gupta, Delhi High Court
Justice Mukta Gupta, Delhi High Court

A man’s 10-year jail term for raping his 5-year-old relative seven years ago has been upheld by the Delhi High Court, which said that the survivor’s “consistent” testimony was sufficient to prove the crime against him [RN v. State].

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