15 July 2024


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SC: Conviction under SC/ST Act Can’t Sustain if Offence u/s 3(1)(xi) Not Committed on Caste Basis - 30.01.2024

Supreme Court has held that the conviction for the offence punishable under Section 3(1)(xi) of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (SC/ST Act) cannot be sustained if the act of outraging the modesty of a woman was not committed on the ground of caste.

Tags : Supreme Court Section 3(1)(xi) of SC/ST Act Outraging Woman's Modesty

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