Saturday, September 5, 2009

Delhi court orders prosecution on false rape allegation

Finally a public prosecutor who wants to do a proper job, and a judge who has the good sense to do full justice, in this case procecute people who launch false criminal investigation.

Court orders trial of woman, daughter for false rape case

Additional Sessions Judge Nivedita Anil Sharma acquitted Sunil of the charge of rape under Section 376 and molestion under Section 354 of the IPC, finding no evidence against him.

The court said those who file false cases should not be spared as they abuse the process of law and waste the time of courts and the police machinery.

"Such type of litigants who without any justified reason drag the matter for several years or file false cases/FIRs should not be pardoned as it has not only caused unnecessary harrassment to the accused but also caused wastage of the time of the police," the court said, adding they also undermined the authority of law.

Also it was done on request of public procecutor:

The court ordered their trial for perjury on a plea made by Public Prosecutor Vinod Kumar Sharma who submitted that non-prosecution of complainants would set a bad example in society.

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