Lahore High Court (LHC) Orders Lower Courts To Compensate Rape Victims
Justice Anwarul Haq of the LHC ordered trail courts to make sure that the provisions of adequate compensation to rape victims. He admitted that it was observed that trial courts were not passing orders for provision of compensation for sodomy and rape victims and indeed were ignoring a mandatory provision of law.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday ordered a rapist to pay Rs1 million as compensation to a child born as a result of rape.
The court issued a detailed verdict pertaining to the protection of children born after rape while hearing a mercy appeal submitted by the convict which was also dismissed by the court.