Consensual sex for 5 years cannot be termed rape once relationship turns sour, marriage does not take place: Karnataka High Court

Single-judge Justice M Nagaprasanna noted that the 35-year-old man and the complainant-woman, were in love and had sexual intercourse several times over a period of five years.
Justice M Nagaprasanna and Karnataka High Court
Justice M Nagaprasanna and Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court recently held that a consensual sexual relationship for five years cannot be considered rape merely because it did not culminate in marriage due to caste equations [Mallikarjun Desai Goudar vs State of Maharashtra].

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