Thursday, November 09, 2017

Does Section 375 of IPC Include Marital Rape

Does Section 375 of IPC Include Marital Rape
In Bishnudayal v. State of Bihar, where the victim, a girl of 13 or 14 years of age, who was sent by her father to accompany the relatives of his elder daughter’s husband to look after her elder sister for some time, was forcibly ‘married’ to the appellant and had sexual intercourse with her, the accused was held liable for rape under section 376 of IPC.
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