POCSO accused denied bail by Delhi High Court despite complainant-father turning hostile

The Court said that the testimony of hostile witnesses cannot be disregarded in toto and at the time of deciding bail applications, the Court should also take into account real-life considerations.

The Delhi High Court has denied bail to a man accused of sexually assaulting a two-and-half year old girl despite the fact that victim did not support the case of the prosecution and her father, who was the complainant, also turned hostile.

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