Rape of minor: Madras High Court orders ₹14 lakh compensation; slams Legal Service Authority for seeking dismissal of case

The criminal case was closed by a local court following the death of the accused. The District Legal Services Authority then suggested that the plea before the High Court seeking compensation, can be dismissed.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court recently awarded compensation of ₹ 14 lakh to a minor, mentally challenged rape survivor even though a special court had closed all proceedings in the case after the accused died during the pendency of the trial. [T Kaliammal v. The State]

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