Supreme Court Rejects Plea Of Rape Survivor To Marry Her Assaulter

Supreme Court Rejects Plea Of Rape Survivor To Marry Her Assaulter

Supreme Court Rejects Plea Of Rape Survivor To Marry Her Assaulter

The Supreme Court bench mentioned it might not wish to intervene with the findings of the High Court. (File)

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court Monday dismissed the plea of ​​a rape survivor from Kottiyoor, Kerala, who moved the Supreme Court looking for permission to marry her assaulter – a defrocked priest who’s now present process 20 years of imprisonment.

The prime courtroom additionally dismissed a separate plea of ​​the defrocked priest looking for bail on the bottom that he needed to marry the survivor, who was a minor on the time of rape had given start to a baby.

A bench of Justices Vineet Saran and Dinesh Maheshwari informed the previous priest, “The excessive courtroom has taken a choice consciously and we might not wish to intervene with its discovering”.

It informed the sufferer that she could knock on the door of trial courtroom along with her plea to marry the previous priest.

Advocate Amit George, showing for the previous priest, mentioned the excessive courtroom had handed sweeping instructions within the case with regard to the wedding, which is a basic proper.

The bench requested George what’s the age of the sufferer and the previous priest to which he replied that he’s 49, whereas the rape survivor is round 25.

The prime courtroom informed George, “you your self have invited sweeping instructions from the excessive courtroom and it might not wish to intervene”.

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