The petition for improved rights for working women got accepted by the Indian Supreme Court and several actions have be set out for the future. Vishaka_&_Ors_vs_State_Of_Rajasthan_&_Ors_on_13_August,_1997
In 1972, a tribal girl of 14-16 years, stated she was rape by two police officers in Maharashtra, India. After a two-finger-test and other evidence it was, however, declared that the intercourse must have been consensual and there were no sentences imposed on the police officers. Tuka_Ram_And_Anr_vs_State_Of_Maharashtra_on_15_September,_1978-1
In 1952 a petition was submitted, which hold that the ‘Abducted Persons Act’ of 1949 was unconstitutional. It was initiated on the ground of cases of especially Muslim minors, who got separated from their families in the times of partition in 1947. The petition, however, was dismissed by the Supreme Court of India. The_State_Of_Punjab_vs_Ajaib_Singh_And_Another_on_10_November,_1952
Two children have been abducted in Delhi. While only the girl was raped, both the boy and the girl have been killed. It is assumed that the police did not act accurately and that the killing of the children could have been avoided, if the police officers would have acted immediately and faster. State_vs_Jasbir_Singh_@_Billa_And_Kuljeet_…_on_16_November,_1979
State Vs. Nandan (Judgement – chemical castration) 2011 Court Case in Delhi against Nandan, who raped and threatened a six-year old girl. The Judge sentenced several prison terms inclusing rigrous life imprisonment. Furthermore, he suggested a new law, which allows castration in cases like this.
This Supreme Court File of 1989 documents the case of Suman Rani. The prosecutrix Suman Rani stated that Ravi Shankar abducated and raped her and two more men raped her as well in 1984. It was impossible to prove whether she was below 18 years of age. It was hold that she consensually had sex […]
Madhukar Narayan Mardikar, a Police Inspector in Maharashtra State visited the hutment of a woman called Banubi in uniform and demanded to have sexual intercourse with her. Although she refused, he tried unsuccessfully to have her by force. Banubi filed a complain, but the High Court decided since Banubi is an ‘unchaste woman by having […]