Increased Compensation to Youth loosing Genitals in Accident

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Karnataka High Court has come to the help of a 21-youth who lost his genitals, in an accident. The court increased the compensation to RS 24 lakh from the Rs 2,70,000, awarded by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal.

 A division bench of Justice S N Satyanarayana and Justice P G M Patil, agreed with the arguments made by advocate Girish Bhat, appointed by the court to assist in the case, saying “The nature of injuries is so severe that it has literally changed the life of the victim and put him in a most miserable situation where even before he could attain his manhood he is being relocated from male gender to neutral gender.