Capital Punishment For the Offence of Rape

Rape is a sexual assault which usually involves sexual intercourse or another type of sexual penetration by the accused against the consent of the victim. In ancient times, rape was considered a weapon of war[1]. Women were raped by the soldiers of the enemy’s army and were sometimes raped by HIV positive men. Sexual slavery and systematic rape were declared crimes against women by the UN in 1993.

Read more

Private Defence- Protection Against Body Or Property

Every citizen has the right to help himself, and the right of private defense must encourage the citizens of every free, democratic country. We have to understand one thing that the right to personal security is not applicable when there is time to have a source to get any public authority protection. Sections 96 – 106 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 deals with the right to private defense. Under these sections, the provision mentions that the person can use all his necessary forces to protect their life, property, or even another person’s life or property.

Read more
WEEKLY NEWSLETTEREnter your email address below to subscribe to LEGALREADINGS newsletter.