Person who removed minor's innerwear convicted by Rajasthan High Court for outraging modesty but acquitted of attempt to rape

The Court said the prosecution was able to prove the case of assault or use of illegal force on the victim “with an intention to outrage her modesty or with knowledge that her modesty was likely to be outraged".
Jaipur Bench of Rajasthan High Court
Jaipur Bench of Rajasthan High Court

The Rajasthan High Court recently granted reprieve to a man convicted in 1991 in a sexual offence case, observing that his act of removing the six-year-old victim’s innerwear and undressing himself did not amount to attempt to rape [Suwalal vs State of Rajasthan].

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