A fast-track court in Delhi has ordered prosecution of a woman for filing a false rape case and making a “mockery“ of the judicial system.
“I deem it proper to prosecute the prosecutrix (woman) for the above mentioned criminal offence in the interest of justice and for making mockery of the judicial system by which precious time of the court has been wasted in conducting the trial of admitted false case, where accused persons have suffered humiliation and distress…,“ said additional sessions judge Shail Jain.
The woman had filed a rape case against a man who she married during the pendency of the case, but backtracked from her statement in court prompting the court to take a serious view.
The complaint said that on January 18, 2014, the accused along with two other men got into a conspiracy to abduct and rape the woman.The man drugged her before raping her, it was alleged.Details of the case also revealed that the complainant and the accused married in court on February 21, 2014.
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