"Highly insensitive:" State government moves Kerala High Court against 'provocative dress' order of Sessions Court

The appeal contended that the Session Court order granting bail amounts to an infringement of the personal liberty of the survivor and a violation of the right to life guaranteed under Article 21 of the constitution.
Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment

The Kerala government has moved the Kerala High Court challenging the controversial order of the Kozhikode Session Court which had, while granting anticipatory bail to activist Civic Chandran, held that sexual harassment case would not prima facie stand if the victim was wearing a “sexually provocative dress” [State of Kerala v Civic Chandran].

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