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SC dismisses homosexuality review plea


New Delhi, Jan 28 :

Surpreme Court Tuesday dismissed a plea by the centre and NGO Naz Foundation seeking the review of its Dec 12, 2013 verdict holding homosexuality to be an offence.
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An apex court bench of Justice H.L. Dattu and Justice S.J. Mukhopadhyay dismissed the review petition in a chamber hearing Tuesday afternoon.

A Supreme Court bench of Justice G.S. Singhvi (since retired) and Justice Mukhopadhyay had set aside a Delhi High Court order overturning Section 377 of the IPC, which held that even consensual sex between adults of same gender was a criminal offence.