The Bombay excessive courtroom has directed a lady to pay Rs 25,000 superb for submitting a false rape grievance in opposition to her boyfriend because it struck down the case following her petition saying she didn’t want to proceed with it any additional.
A division bench of justices RD Dhanuka and VG Bisht on Tuesday directed her to pay the quantity to the Maharashtra Police Welfare Fund inside 4 weeks and to supply a receipt of the deposit inside six weeks.
The complainant moved the excessive courtroom in search of quashing of the felony continuing 4 months after police booked the boyfriend in March on the premise of her grievance.
Her lawyer identified that although she was in a consensual relationship with the accused, she cooked up the rape story to avoid wasting herself from the wrath of her household, particularly her elder sister, and beneath their stress lodged the police grievance. He submitted the girl didn’t need to pursue the felony continuing and urged the courtroom to quash the primary info report (FIR) in opposition to the boyfriend.
Extra public prosecutor, Aruna Pai, opposed the prayer and requested the courtroom to impose a superb on the petitioner if in any respect the courtroom was inclined to quash the FIR.
The bench accepted the prosecutor’s request. It stated the declare of the petitioner that the grievance was filed beneath stress couldn’t be accepted. The bench agreed to quash the FIR as the girl didn’t need to pursue the case any additional however on the situation of creating a contribution to the welfare fund.