MP HC Confirms Death For Teacher Who Raped Minor [Read Judgment]

MP HC Confirms Death For Teacher Who Raped Minor [Read Judgment]

This is probably the first case where a High court confirmed a death sentence under Section 376(AB) of the Indian Penal Code, which provides for death penalty for rapists of girls below 12 years of age. This provision was inserted into IPC last year, through Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2018. Death penalty awarded in two such cases, were commuted by the High Court last year.

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