Aurangabad Bench, Bombay High Court
Aurangabad Bench, Bombay High

Right to reputation integral part of right to life: Bombay High Court quashes Section 498A case against judicial officer

The Court observed that unfounded criminal charges and prosecution can have serious consequences on a person and cause mental trauma, humiliation and monetary loss.

The Bombay High Court, while quashing a First Information Report (FIR) registered against a judicial officer for cruelty, observed that right to reputation and right to dignity are integrated in Articles 19(2) and 21 of the Indian Constitution. [Vrushali Jayesh Kore v. The State of Maharashtra and Ors.]

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