Micky Shrivastava v. State of Maharashtra
In the High Court of Bombay
Crl. B.A. 1551/2016
Before Justice Sadhana S Jadhav
Decided on September 27, 2016
Relevancy of the case: Anticipatory bail application for clicking and sending nude pictures and chatting in abusive language
Statutes and Provisions Involved
- The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 67)
- The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 354A, 354D, 384, 385, 507, 323, 504, 376(1), 376(2))
- The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Section 438)
Relevant Facts of the Case
- The complainant and applicant number 1 were in a relationship before the complainant got married to someone else.
- After her marriage, the said applicant allegedly abused the complainant on the phone.
- Applicant number 2, wife of applicant number 1, sent nude pictures of the complainant to the complainant’s husband. Applicant number 1 had captured those pictures.
- Further, applicant number 1 allegedly threatened and coerced the complainant to have sexual intercourse with him.
Opinion of the Bench
- The court concluded that applicant number 2 did send nude photographs of the complainant to her husband.
- She also chatted with the complainant in very lewd and vulgar language.
- The anticipatory bail appeal was rejected.