UP Assembly Passes Bill Preventing Rape Accused from Filing Anticipatory Bill

The Uttar Pradesh Public and Private Property Damage Recovery Act, 2020, was amended . The bill stipulated that the accused may also seek compensation from the perpetrator or the other witnesses .

The amendment bill also clarified that the Uttar Pradesh Public and Private Property Damage Recovery Act, 2020, was amended to prohibit the government from granting anticipatory bail to those accused of sexual offenses under the POCSO Act and durachaar (misconduct) with women, according to Khanna.The bill also stipulated that the accused may also seek compensation from the perpetrator or the other witnesses, according to Khanna.