Touching feet of woman without consent amounts to outraging her modesty: Bombay High Court

The Aurangabad Bench of Bombay High Court upheld the conviction and sentence of one year imprisonment handed down to a man for touching the feet of a woman at night while she was asleep.
Touching feet of woman without consent amounts to outraging her modesty: Bombay High Court
Aurangabad Bench, Bombay High Court

The Aurangabad Bench of the Bombay High Court recently held that touching any part of a woman’s body without her consent, specially in the dead of the night by a stranger, amounts to outraging her modesty punishable under Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code(IPC) [Parmeshwar Dhage v. State of Maharashtra].

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