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Consent implicit condition to immunity to husband under Section 375: Amicus curiae on marital rape

Scroll | 20/01/2022 10:47 AM | Click to read full article

Senior advocate Rebecca John on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that a consent was an underlying condition to immunity from rape a husband gets under Exception 2 of Section 375 of IPC.

A bench of Justices Rajiv Shakdher and C Hari Shankar is hearing a group of petitions challenging the legal provision that exempts sexual intercourse by a man with his wife from the purview of rape.