SC dismisses homosexuality review plea

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) 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.

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.