Women filing false POCSO, SC/ST Act cases to grab money from State, ruin image of innocent people: Allahabad High Court

While granting anticipatory bail to a rape accused, the Court called for criminal action to be taken against the complainant is the case is found to be false.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday frowned upon the apparent trend of women filing false complaints under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) and the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (SC/ST Act) to grab money from the State. [Ajay Yadav v. State]

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