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  • Crl. O.P. No. 11322 of 2012. Case: Pavithra @ Swathi Vs The Inspector of Police, J 8 Neelankarai Police Station, Chennai, The Superintendent, Government Vigilance Home/Government Protective Home, Arasinar Magalir Kappagam, Mylapore, Chennai -4. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. Poverty is no sin. It is agonising that the haves, at times, sin the poor by turning their nelson's eye to their miseries. The story of the petitioner is an illustration of the latter. This young woman, born to poor parents, married at an young age, but deserted by her husband, having a child, under the guise of offering a decent domestic job, w...

    ...Kaleshah was found acting as a broker and he had promised to identify the place of prostitution. Based on the same, the Inspector of Police took the police team and Kaleshah. Kaleshah identified a house at Palavakkam as a brothel house. Later, when the Inspector of Police and other police ...

  • Sexual Harassment and Law in India. Indian Perspective
  • Criminal Reference No. 10 of 1925. Case: Emperor Vs Sahebava Birappa. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. The accused was charged before the First Glass Magistrate of Muddebihal with letting off for prostitution a minor girl, It appears that a certain ceremony was performed a year and a half ago, which consisted of tying Talimani, worshipping a basin of water, and distributing food. The Magistrate convicted this accused, but as she was a woman and h...

    Judgment:. Norman Macleod, Kt., C.J. 1. The accused was charged before the First Glass Magistrate of Muddebihal with letting off for prostitution a minor girl, It appears that a certain ceremony was performed a year and a half ago, which consisted of tying Talimani, worshipping a basin of water, and distributing food. The Magistrate convicted ...

  • Criminal Miscellaneous Application(Bail) No. 261 of 2010. Case: Sawan Lalaso Patil @ Krupacharya Lalaso Vs State. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    2. The applicant was arrested on 2-11-2010 and since then he has been in custody. Crime No.284/10 was registered at Panaji Police Station on 30-10-2010 under Sections 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Immoral Traffic(Prevention) Act, 1956 upon a complaint filed by Shri Chodankar, the Police Inspector of Panaji Police Station. 3. According to the prosecution,

    ... Junta House by deputing a decoy customer and accused Amjad Waqat Hussein Khan and accused Manoj Kumar Rajinder were caught red handed while supplying the victim girls for the purpose of prostitution against their wishes. Two other accused by name Mr. Javed and Sunita Javed are stated to be absconding. The aforesaid two accused are stated to have procured the victim girls for the purpose of ...

  • Criminal Revision Case No. 206 of 2014. Case: G. Justus Abraham Vs State. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. The second accused in C.C. No. 7555 of 2010 on the file of the learned IV Metropolitan Magistrate, Saidapet is the revision petitioner herein. He was implicated as an accused in Crime No. 5 of 2008 for the offences punishable under Sections 4(1), 5(1)(d) and 7(2) of Immoral Trafficking Prevention Act (hereinafter called as the Act) read with Sec...

    ...According to the counsel for the petitioner, there is no separate complaint given by the victim girls complaining that they were forcibly made to engage in prostitution. It is further contended that the statement of the two girls were recorded by the Magistrate before they were given permission to go with their relatives from the Government Home. However, when PW9, ...

  • Crl.R.C.No.519 of 2008 and Crl.M.P.No.1 of 2008. Case: V. Boopathy Vs State By Inspector of Police, Tiruppur. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. The petitioner, claiming that he is the owner of a Maruthi Car bearing Registration No.TN.23Y-9099, preferred a petition in C.C No.127 of 2007 on the file of Judicial Magistrate No.I, Erode. The offence was registered under Secs.4(2)(c) and 8(b) of Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 against three accused on the allegation that they have soli...

    ...The offence was registered under Secs.4(2)(c) and 8(b) of Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 against three accused on the allegation that they have solicited the witnesses for prostitution. 2. Pending proceedings, the accused admitted the offence and therefore, they were convicted and sentenced to pay a fine of Rs.750/-each. Under such circumstances, the petitioner, claiming that he is ...

  • Criminal Original Petn. No. 3071 of 2003 AND Cri M.P. Nos. 1061 and 1062 of 2003. Case: Nirmala Rani Vs State of T.N.. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. This criminal original petition has been filed under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure praying to call for the records in PRC No. 2 of 2003 on the file of the Court of Judicial Magistrate No. IV, Trichirapalli and to quash the same. 2. The petitioner would submit that she is a practising advocate and a social activist engaged in cha...

    ..., Chennai, received an anonymous letter to the effect that one Mohana of Swaminathapuram, Thiruverambur, Trichy District was indulging the author of the letter and some other girls in prostitution against their wish and requested the Association to save them further stating that the said Mohana is silencing the local police by paying bribe and the police exploited them; that the above letter ...

  • W.P(MD) No. 19350 of 2014 and M.P(MD) No. 1 of 2014. Case: Radhakrishnan Vs The Inspector General of Police. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1.According to the Petitioner, he is an Ayurvedic Panjakarma Therapist and native of Thiruvilla Village in the State of Kerala. His ancestors had served and given Ayurvedic treatment to general public. Similarly, he had also studied Panjakarma Therapy and duly obtained certificate for doing therapy in Kerala. Now, he has come down to Tamil Nadu and...

    ...Further, in regard to the conduct of prostitution, petition enquiry is also pending and in fact, the Respondents 1 to 4 are not harassing the Petitioner in any manner. 9. On a careful analysis of rival contentions, this Court is of the considered ...

  • W.P. No. 25663 of 2013 and M.P. Nos. 1 and 2 of 2013. Case: T.K. Sadhananthan Vs The Sub-Divisional Magistrate Cum Revenue Divisional Officer. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. The petitioner has come up with the present Writ Petition for issue of a Writ of Certiorari, to call for the records, pertaining to the impugned order, dated 27.08.2013, passed by the first respondent, whereby, the petitioner's hotel has been ordered to be closed. 2. The case of the petitioner, as given in the affidavit, filed in support of thi...

    ... Officer (V.A.O), wherein, it is stated that, during the spot inspection conducted in the abovesaid Hotel, it was found that the said hotel is being used as brothel place for carrying on prostitution, hence, VAO submitted a report, thereby, recommending for confiscation of the Hotel. On the aforesaid background, the first respondent passed an order, dated 27.08.2013, impugned herein, thereby, ...

  • W.A. No. 1749 of 2012 & M.P. No. 1 of 2012. Case: Hotel Sooriya Heritage Inn, No. 499, MG Road, Pondicherry-605001, represented by its Chairman, Dr. Louis Pragasm Kannaya Vs The Collector cum District Magistrate, Government of Puducherry, Puducherry and Ors.. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. This Appeal has been filed against the order dated 31.7.2012 made in W.P. No. 8787 of 2012, whereby the learned Single Judge has dismissed the Writ Petition filed by the Petitioner challenging the order passed by the First Respondent in Proceedings No. 71211/DM/RO/Tah(L&O)/D2/2011 dated 27.3.2012 under Section 18(1)(a) & (b) of the Immor...

    ... laid by the Inspector of Police to the District Magistrate, the de facto Complainant Ramya was kept in the Hotel Sooriya Heritage Inn for the purpose of compelling her to indulge in prostitution. Based on the above information, the District Magistrate by his proceedings, issued show cause notice calling for the Petitioner/Appellant as to why order should not be passed under Section 18(1) of ...

  • Crl. O.P. Nos. 225, 330, 384, 657, 840, 841, 1331 and 2387 of 2015. Case: T. Sundar and Ors. Vs The Superintendent of Police and Ors.. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    5. Learned Senior Counsels and the learned counsels appearing for the petitioners have submitted that the petitioners have been implicated in this case. Petitioners are not named in the FIR. Long after the registration of the case, based on the report of an Identification Parade conducted through video conferencing on 18.12.2014, petitioners have b...

    ...Vidya Ramkumar, Chairperson, Child Welfare Committee, Puducherry. It came to light that they were subjected to sexual harassment, initiated in prostitution by certain pimps. Based on the report, the Grand Bazaar Police, Puducherry registered a case in Crime No. 89 of 2014 for offences under Sections 4, 6 and 16 of Protection of Children from Sexual ...

  • W.P. Nos. 15866 of 2013, 407, 408, 743, 1070 to 1073, 2238, 3633, 5035, 5887, 5888, 7587, 12109, 14606 to 14608, 18161, 18698, 19702, 21864 and 24629 of 2014. Case: Masti Health and Beauty Private Limited Vs The Commissioner of Police Chennai City. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. The petitioners in all these writ petitions are running beauty parlours/massage centers/Spas in and around the city of Chennai. They have come up with these writ petitions, seeking the issue of writs of mandamus to forbear the respondents from interfering with the business carried on by them. 2. I have heard Mr. P.S. Raman, learned Senior Couns...

    ...The Convention is known as "The International Convention for the Suppression of Immoral Traffic in Persons and Exploitation of the Prostitution of others." India ratified the Convention in 1950 itself. The Constitution of India also mandates under Article 23 that traffic in human beings should be prohibited. 25. In order to give effect to ...

  • Habeas Corpus Petition No. 1742 of 2008. Case: Vimala @ Shilpa Vs State rep. by Secretary to Government, Home, Prohibition and Excise Dept. and The Commissioner of Police. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. The petitioner herein challenges the impugned order of detention dated 03.10.2008 detaining her as an 'Immoral Traffic Offender' as contemplated under the Tamil Nadu Prevention of Dangerous Activities of Bootleggers, Drug Offenders, Forest Offenders, Goondas, Immoral Traffic Offenders, Sand Offenders, Slum Grabbers and Video Pirates Act, 1982.

    ...(6) The adverse case was registered in the year 2004 as against the detenue under Crime Nos. 43 to 50 of 2004 for indulging in prostitution. But, the ground case was registered in 2008 for running a brothel house by keeping the girls in cars and calling the public to indulge in prostitution. The offence under the adverse case and in the ...

  • W.P. Nos. 24629 and 743 of 2014. Case: S. Rangaraj and Ors. Vs The Commissioner of Police and Ors.. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. The petitioners in all these writ petitions are running beauty parlours/massage centers/Spas in and around the city of Chennai. They have come up with these writ petitions, seeking the issue of writs of mandamus to forbear the respondents from interfering with the business carried on by them. I have heard Mr. P.S. Raman, learned Senior Counsel a...

    ...The Convention is known as "The International Convention for the Suppression of Immoral Traffic in Persons and Exploitation of the Prostitution of others." India ratified the Convention in 1950 itself. The Constitution of India also mandates under Article 23 that traffic in human beings should be prohibited. 24. In order to give effect to ...

  • Criminal Appeal No. 1767 of 2011. Case: Raja and Others Vs State of Karnataka. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. Distressed by the reversal of their acquittal from the charge under Sections 366/376(g)/392 read with Section 34 IPC, as recorded by the trial court, the appellants have impeached the impugned judgement and order of their conviction rendered by the High Court in the State appeal. 2. We have heard Mr. Basava Prabhu S. Patil, learned senior coun...

    ...They have extracted all the work needed". The witness volunteered to explain "work" meant prostitution. . At this stage, the witness was declared hostile and was cross-examined. In her cross-examination, she admitted that when the prosecutrix returned that night, she had suffered wounds and was ...

  • W.P.(MD). No. 1267 of 2011 and M.P.(MD). Nos. 1 and 2 of 2011. Case: R.K.S. Sivasankaran Vs The Managing Director, The Chief Accounts Manager-cum-Secretary, Tamil Nadu Tourism Corporation Ltd, Tamil Nadu Tourism Complex and The Regional Manager (Madurai), Hotel Tamil Nadu. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. The Petitioner is the franchisee for running the hotel units of the Tamil Nadu Tourism Corporation Ltd, Sattur, Virudhunagar District, on franchise basis. In this regard, an agreement has been entered into on 19.09.2007 for a period of fifteen years. The franchise fee for the said period was Rs. 2,70,000/-per annum with 15% escalation once in th...

    ...The FIR would indicate that the girls were being offered to customers. Therefore, the typical prostitution is done in the hotel. Further, the complainant would also state that there were gambling and playing of cards was prevalent in the hotel premises. of course, the FIR was lodged against the ...

  • Cri. Petn. No. 3844 of 2002. Case: T. Balaji Rao Vs State of A.P. and Anr.. Andhra Pradesh High Court

    2. The petitioner herein is the accused and the second respondent herein is the de facto complainant in the said C. C. No. 1319 of 2000 and they will hereinafter be referred in this order as accused and the de facto complainant. 3. The relevant facts in brief are as follows: The marriage between the accused and the de facto complainant took place...

    ... and after the marriage on the same day the accused took the de facto complainant to Chennai. On 22-10-1998 the de facto complainant Radharani filed a report in Alipiri Police Station alleging ... in the High Court of Madras stating that her foster mother Varalaxmi introduced her in prostitution and exploited her and later one Srinivasan contacted her and married her and that after marriage ...

  • Criminal Appeal No. 135 of 2010. Case: Budhadev Karmaskar Vs State of West Bengal. Supreme Court

    1. This exercise was initiated by us by our order dated 14th February 2011. By that order we dismissed the appeal of the Appellant, who was convicted for murdering a sex worker in a red light area in Kolkata by battering her head repeatedly against the wall and the floor of a room. Having dismissed the appeal we suo motu converted the case into a P...

    ...As already observed by us, a woman is compelled to indulge in prostitution not for pleasure but because of abject poverty. If such a woman is granted opportunity to avail ...Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai and also other cities/towns. Funds are also required for advertisements in newspapers and T.V. ...

  • O.P. No. 247 of 2011. Case: In Re: Mr. Tim Cecil and Mrs. Steffi Cecil Vs. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Joint Council on International Children's Services (JCICS), Ms. Melanie Chung-Sherman, Director of Adoptions, Texas, Dillon International Inc., delivered a speech, which was very poignant and moving, the reason being that she herself was a Korean adoptee. The following excerpts from her...

    ...In a country where abject poverty drives a few families to sell their children for beggary, forced labour or prostitution, it is not safe to rely entirely upon the wisdom of the biological parents, to give their children in adoption or for foster care, to foreigners. As a matter of fact, adoption is evolved as a method ...

  • FMA No. 006 of 2015. Case: Rakesh Kumar Das Vs Kakali Mazumdar. Calcutta High Court

    1. The subject matter of challenge in the appeal is a judgement and decree dated 27th August, 2014 by which an application under section 9 of the Hindu Marriage Act registered as Matrimonial Suit No. 85 of 2011 was dismissed on contest without any order as to costs. Aggrieved by the order of dismissal the petitioner has come up in appeal. Briefly s...

    ...3. It is not in dispute that the respondent left Port Blair for Chennai on 16th October 2011. According to the petitioner he was not informed about such visit. Case of the ... evidence from the witness box is (1) that the defendant is a prostitute and carries on prostitution and (2) that she took the house on rent to run a brothel there. That is the prima facie case. She ...

  • W.P. (MD) Nos. 8355 and 12572 of 2011 and M.P. (MD) No. 1 of 2011. Case: M. Veersamy Vs State of Tamilnadu, represented by Home Secretary, Secretariat, Fort St. George, Chennai. & others. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1.1. In order to examine the incidence of sexual abuse among child respondents, the questionnaire was administered to 12,447 children belonging to the five different categories including children in family environment, children in schools, children in institutions, children at work and street children. The study looked into four severe forms and fi...

    ... of rights of children affected by terrorism, communal violence, riots, natural disaster, domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, trafficking, maltreatment, torture and exploitation, pornography and prostitution and recommend appropriate remedial measures;. 17. In the present case, if any action is to be taken that has to be taken by the Commission. It has a right to inquire into complaints and even to take ...

  • Writ Petition No. 27995 of 2014 and M.P. Nos. 1 to 3 of 2014. Case: M. Subramaniam Vs The State of Tamil Nadu and Ors.. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    1. The petitioner, a daily wage earner, whose daughter went missing along with one of her friends from 08.06.2014 and who were later rescued, after allegedly being sexually exploited, has come up with the above writ petition, seeking various relief's such as transfer of the investigation from the local police to the Central Bureau of Investigation

    ... National, bilateral and multilateral measures to prevent: (a) the inducement or coercion of a child to engage in any unlawful sexual activity; (b) exploitative use of children in prostitution or other unlawful, sexual activities; and (c) the exploitative use of children in pornographic performances and materials. 15. Though the United Nations Convention was of the year 1982 and it was ...

  • Civil Appeal No. 2987 of 2016 (Arising out of Special Leave Petition (Civil) No. 6825 of 2016). Case: Joint Secretary, Political Department, Government of Meghalaya, Main Secretariat, Shillong Vs High Court of Meghalaya through its Registrar, Shillong. Chennai (Madras) High Court

    History will find greatness in Felix Frankfurter as a justice, not because of the results he reached but because of his attitude toward the process of decision. His guiding lights were detachment, rigorous integrity in dealing with the facts of a case, refusal to resort to unworthy means, no matter how noble the end, and dedication to the Court as

    ...15. As already observed by us, a woman is compelled to indulge in prostitution not for pleasure but because of abject poverty. If such a woman is granted opportunity to avail some technical or vocational training, she would be able to earn her livelihood by such vocational ...

  • Criminal Appeal No. 135 of 2010. Case: Budhadev Karmaskar Vs State of West Bengal. Supreme Court

    Madad chaahati hai ye hawwaa ki betiYashodaa ki hamjins raadhaa ki betiPayambar ki ummat zulaikhaa ki beti Sanaakhwaan-e-taqdees-e-mashriq kahaan hain?Zaraa mulk ke rahbaron ko bulaoYe kooche ye galiyaan ye manzar dikhaoSanaakhwaan-e-taqdees-e-mashriq ko laoSanakhwaan-e-taqdees-e-mashriq kahaan hain? - Sahir Luhdhianvi:

    ... surveys may be made with regard to the four Metropolitan Cities, namely, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. Subsequently other States and Union Territories should also carry out such surveys. 7. ...She pointed out that poverty is the main factor which pushes vulnerable women to prostitution. She emphasized that the Central Government has Schemes in place which may be availed of by the sex ...

  • Bail Appl. Nos. 4923, 4923, 5080, 5172, 5360, 5551, 5710, 5727 of 2011. Case: Manaf, S/o Muhammed Vs State. Kerala High Court

    1. These Bail Applications are filed under Section 439 of the Code of Criminal Procedure by accused Nos. 35, 29, 17, 43, 37, 38, 39 and 51 in CBCID Crime No. 111/CR/HHWII/EKM/11 (North Paravoor Police Station Crime No. 346 of 2011). The offences alleged against the accused are under Sections 366-A, 354, 372, 373, 376 (2) (g), 506 (i), 342 and 202 r...

    ...No. 5172 of 2011) is a P.W.D. contractor and a businessman. He was arrested at Chennai Air Port while trying to fly to Singapore. The allegation against Manikantan is that with the help ...No woman would like to lead an immoral life. Circumstances make her to resort to prostitution. A hapless girl, who not only did not get any support from her family but who was cruelly dealt ...