Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Topic: Marital rape

Delhi High Court passes split verdict on criminalisation of marital rape

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday delivered a split verdict on petitions seeking criminalisation of marital rape.

“A NO of marital partner must be respected”: Amicus curiae to Delhi HC on marital rape

Senior Lawyer Rebecca John appearing as amicus curiae told Delhi High Court that removal of the exception in the rape law that exempts forceful sexual intercourse by a man with his wife, will uphold the bodily integrity of women

‘Sexual intercourse by husband not rape, even if by force or against her wish’: Chhattisgarh HC

The Chhattisgarh High Court Thursday discharged a man from facing trial for raping his wife, saying that Indian law does not recognise marital rape if the wife is above 18 years of age.