For Men Arrested Under Anti-Gay Law, Hope After Supreme Court Verdict | Read
PUBLISHED ON: September 8, 2018 | Duration: 2 min, 55 sec
The Supreme Court verdict decriminalising gay sex has finally given some concrete hope to those arrested under the colonial-era Section 377 in India. In some of these instances, court cases have dragged on for close to three decades. Latest crime figures from UP show the state had the maximum number of arrests under the archaic law in 2016 - a massive 999. But not all of them were gay sex specific arrests, crime figures show.