Victim Is Not A Necessary Party To A Criminal Appeal From Conviction For Offences Against Women Or Child Under POCSO Or Other Statutes: Calcutta HC

The Calcutta High was dealing with an appeal filed by one Ganesh Das who was convicted for offences punishable under Section 376(3) of IPC and section 6 of the POCSO Act by the Trial Court. The Court observed that the victim is not a necessary party to a Criminal Appeal from conviction for offences against woman or child, punishable under provisions of the I.P.C. or POCSO Act or any other penal provision which will apply in relation to offences affecting human body against any “woman” and/or “child”, both those expressions being understood in the context of the respective legislation which deals with such offences.

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