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India has seen a spate of horrific rapes in recent days leading to widespread protests across the country.(PTI/File Photo)

Don’t reveal identity of rape victims for public sympathy, says Delhi HC

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 25, 2018 09:18 PM IST
In the backdrop of the Kathua rape-and-murder case, the Delhi HC said consequences of revealing a victim’s identity are “detrimental to the victim and her family”, which can be ostracised.
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