SC assures speedy hearing to Kerala rape victim
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For nearly eight years, a woman from Kerala who was allegedly gangraped by 42 men in 40 days had been waiting for the Supreme Court to take up her case. On Thursday, Chief Justice of India Altamas Kafir assured that the hearing in the case will begin within three weeks.
The SC bench gave the assurance after it was mentioned before the court that the appeal against the acquittal of accused in the case is pending in the apex court for last eight years.
The rape case involves gangrape of a 16-year-old girl for 40 days by 42 men in 1996.
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