The norms earlier mandated monitoring of kids adopted under the Act for at least two years which meant that even NRIs who adopted kids here had to stay in the country during this period.
As per the child rights panel, the Bill places the 'burden of proof' on the accused, which violates the Constitution that says the burden of proof lies on the prosecuting agency.
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The conduct of the petitioner clearly reveals that he committed this offence with full consciousness and it cannot be said that it was committed in ignorance, it said.
They are also alleged to have filmed him drinking and used the video to blackmail the child for cash and jewellery.
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The FIR was lodged based on a complaint by the couple's younger daughter-in-law who shot the video as an evidence.