Delhi: Husband and wife-in-law acquitted of gang rape

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A Delhi court has acquitted a woman’s in-laws and husband of gang rape and brutality charges but ordered the Delhi police to register an FIR against the father-daughter duo for making false accusations.

Additional hearings Judge Aanchal heard a case against three defendants, the woman’s husband, father-in-law and sister-in-law. In 2014, an FIR was registered against them at Janakpuri Police Station for various offenses under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

The judge acquitted the woman’s father-in-law and sister-in-law, including her husband, of the charges under IPC sections 376D (gang rape), 498A (cruelty to wife by husband or husband’s relative) and 506 (criminal harassment) . The judge said the prosecution “unfortunately failed” to prove the guilt of the three suspects.

Significantly, following allegations from the woman and her father, the Janakpuri Police Station had registered an FIR against the woman’s husband for offenses of cruelty, criminal breach of trust, voluntary infliction of pain, wrongful imprisonment, criminal harassment and common intent .

in-laws on IPC sections 408A (criminal breach of trust by clerk or clerk), 406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust), 323 (punishment for causing pain voluntarily), 342 (punishment for wrongful imprisonment) section 506 (criminal harassment), 34 (common intent) and 376D were charged with the crime.

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