Man accused of raping schizophrenic woman acquitted after Police fails to produce medical evidence to establish her illness

Pertinently the Court noted that the survivor herself was not examined by the trial court and the medical evidence produced by the prosecution was also not supporting the charge of rape.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

A man accused of raping an allegedly schizophrenic woman was acquitted by the Bombay High Court on Thursday after the police failed to bring on record medical evidence to prove that the survivor was a schizophrenic [Nandlal Zagadu Yadav vs The State of Maharashtra & Anr.].

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