Supreme Court Judgment – Rashmi Behl vs State of Uttar Pradesh

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
CRIMINAL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION
WRIT PETITION (Crl.) NO. 218 OF 2013
Rashmi Behl …..Petitioner(s)
versus
State of Uttar Pradesh and others …..Respondent(s)

Petitioner, a young girl of 22 years who hails from the State of Uttar Pradesh, has filed this writ petition under Article 32 of the Constitution of India for the enforcement of her fundamental rights guaranteed under Articles 14 and 21 of the Constitution of India inasmuch as even though her FIR was registered on 21.1.2013 neither statements of the petitioner or her witnesses had been recorded nor her medical examination under Section 164A of the Criminal Procedure Code had been done by the Uttar Pradesh Police despite repeated notices and reminders sent to the authorities. Petitioner has alleged to the extent that she was abducted, repeatedly assaulted and raped by her own father and his accomplices for not accepting their demand to enter the flesh trade in which her family is actively involved….read more