Police Protection To Same Sex Couple

In a welcoming move, the Madras High Court was pleased to grant police protection for a same sex couple in a case filed by Ganesan and Manuraj Legal LLP. Mr S. Manuraj, the Counsel for the Petitioner argued that the couple face harassment in the hands of the police and parents and requested the Court to grant police protection and appropriate direction to ensure their safety.

The court observed that the Case in hand requires to be dealt with more sensitivity and empathy and that it is a sample case of how the society even now is grappling to come to terms with same sex orientation and ordered to hear the parties in camera.