Quashing rape FIRs based on monetary settlements would mean justice is for sale: Delhi High Court

The High Court refused to quash a case registered under Section 376 IPC even as the victim and the accused reached a settlement of ₹1.5 lakh.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court recently observed that cases related to allegations of sexual violence cannot be quashed based on monetary payments, because doing this would imply that justice is for sale [Rakesh Yadav & Ors v. State of NCT of Delhi & Anr].

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