Rape Trial

  • 9 days after chargesheet, rapist gets 10 yrs in jail January 10, 2013

    Hoshiarpur: In one of the fastest rulings in a trial court, a court in the Punjab town on Thursday convicted and sentenced a rapist to 10 years in jail, just nine days after the chargesheet was filed in the case. Additional District and Sessions Judge JS Bhinder convicted Jai Prakash Diwedi,...
  • SC norms on rape trial not being followed strictly: experts December 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Eighteen years ago the Supreme Court had laid down guidelines for trial courts for dealing with rape cases in a "sensitive manner" but experts say the norms for holding in-camera proceedings and avoiding unnecessary probing questions are not being followed strictly. Some Delhi-based prominent women lawyers said while...
  • SC norms on rape trial not being followed strictly: Experts December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Eighteen years ago the Supreme Court had laid down guidelines for trial courts for dealing with rape cases in a "sensitive manner" but experts say the norms for holding in-camera proceedings and avoiding unnecessary probing questions are not being followed strictly. Some Delhi-based prominent women lawyers said while...