Nothing more obscene, barbaric than child rape: Punjab & Haryana High Court on rape, murder of 9-year-old girl

In light of a steep rise in child rape cases, children need more care and protection not only by parents and guardians, but also by courts and society at large, the Court said.
Punjab and Haryana High Court
Punjab and Haryana High Court

While upholding the conviction of a man for raping and murdering a 9-year-old girl, the Punjab & Haryana High Court recently observed that child rape cases are worst form of lust for sex, where even children of tender age are not spared in the pursuit of sexual pleasure [Manoj Kumar v. State of Haryana].

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