Naz foundation on Monday filed a curative petition in the Supreme Court asking it to correct its December 11 verdict which upheld Section 377 of the IPC that criminalizes adult consensual sexual same-sex acts. The other petitioners in the case are expected to file their petitions this week.
The curative petition is the last resort before the SC, usually exercised when all other options have been exhausted. Curative petitions aren’t generally heard in open courts. The SC had previously dismissed a review petition on the same matter.
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