Kangaroo Court

  • WB gangrape: Girl threatened with consequences if returns to village January 26, 2014

    Birbhum: Despite national outrage over a 20-year-old tribal girl being brutalised at the orders of the panchayat in Birbhum, West Bengal, the Kangroo court continues to make her life a living hell. As the police called in a forensic team, the villagers were warning the victim against returning. A villager...
  • Tribal woman paraded naked in Tripura village June 17, 2010

    Agartala: In a shocking incident, a tribal woman was beaten up and paraded naked on the directions of a kangaroo court in Dhalai district for alleged sexual misconduct, prompting the Tripura government to order a CID inquiry. The 30-year-old woman of Dalucherra village, about 130 km from Agartala, underwent the humiliation...
  • HC takes action against kangaroo court June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directed the police take action against a kangaroo court of Vadukapatti in Tiruchirappalli district for allegedly making a couple kneel down for several hours and taking away a gold chain for not paying fine amount. Justice Dharma Rao Elipe and Justice...