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The Supreme Court said the statement of a victim of sexual exploitation to a magistrate cannot be shared with the accused till the investigation by the police in all aspects is over.(HT PHOTO)

Sexual offenders cannot access victim’s statement before probe is complete: SC

By Abraham Thomas | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2020 09:47 PM IST
The decision has come as a big relief to the victims of sexual crimes as there was a grey area with regard to the stage at which the statement of the victim recorded before the Magistrate under Section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) could be shared with the accused.
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The warrant was issued against an executive magistrate posted at Malegaon for failing to appear before special court on Thursday.(Reuters File Photo)
The warrant was issued against an executive magistrate posted at Malegaon for failing to appear before special court on Thursday.(Reuters File Photo)

Malegaon blast case: Bailable warrant against magistrate for non-appearnce

By HT Corespondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 03:11 PM IST
The special court was scheduled to record the testimony of the magistrate, who was a part of the process of giving compensation to the victims of the blast.
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