Even if girl leaves house on her own will to go with a boy, it does not give him right to rape her: Calcutta High Court

The Court made the observation while upholding the rape conviction of a man in a 2007 case, although he was acquitted of the charge of kidnapping the victim.
Sexual Assault
Sexual Assault

The Jalpaiguri bench of the Calcutta High Court recently held that even if a woman or girl leaves her house on her own to go with an accused person, this does not give a right to the accused to rape her [Hemanta Barman vs State of West Bengal].

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