Act of Outraging Modesty Lacked Necessary Intent Towards Victim’s Scheduled Caste Status: SC Sets Aside Conviction Under SC/ST Act

The Supreme Court on Monday overturned the conviction of the accused for the offence under Section 3(1)(xi) of the SC/ST Act stating it lacked necessary intent towards the victim’s Scheduled Caste status. The bench of Justices B.R. Gavai, Prashant Kumar Mishra and Sandeep Mehta was dealing with the appeal challenging the order passed by the

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