People not aware that age of consent for sex has been raised from 16 to 18: Supreme Court

The Court made the observation while dismissing the Madhya Pradesh's government appeal against acquittal of an accused in a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POSCO Act).
Supreme Court, couple
Supreme Court, couple

The public is largely unaware that the age of consent for sexual intercourse with a girl has been raised from 16 years to 18 years, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday.

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