Can a victim who has lodged a case under POSCO now withdraw her case as she has turned 18 years of age from the court
It depends upon the stages of the case. If witnesses already appeared before the court , then it is not possible as per law.
But , if the victims statements not recorded , then threre is chances to withdraw the same.
It all depends upon alleged sections and consent of the Court to withdraw from the prosecution and get it dropped. Normally such withdrawal will be allowed.
If the charge yet to be filed, or recording the statement of the witness yet to be started then accused can file a quashing petition before hon,ble high court and in said petition victim can furnish her no objection.
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