Section 228A IPC which penalises revealing rape victim's identity does not apply to judges: Kerala High Court

The Court clarified that Section 228A applies only to those who print or publish the identity of a victim and does not cover situations where a court inadvertently reveals such information.
Kerala HC
Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court recently directed immediate anonymization of records to protect a rape survivor's identity but dismissed request for legal action against the Magistrate who inadvertently revealed the name of the survivor in his order.

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