People who suffer due to TASMAC shops have rights to oppose them: Madras High Court while quashing FIR against women who pelted stones in protest

The Court quashed the FIR on applying Section 95 of the Indian Penal Code, which exempts "acts causing slight harm" from criminal liability.
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People who suffer due to the establishment of TASMAC shops (State liquor vending outlets) are entitled to oppose them, the Madras High Court recently opined while quashing an FIR against ten women who had pelted stones at an Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) outlet in protest over its location (Jayakumar v. State of Tamil Nadu and anr).

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