Lack of violent resistance does not make act consensual: Madras High Court confirms rape conviction

The Court observed, “the offence had everything to do with the corrupt mind of the accused not seeing the prosecutrix as another living being.”
Madras High Court, Principal Bench
Madras High Court, Principal Bench

The Madras High Court last week confirmed a rape conviction after stating that the act could not be considered consensual simply because the victim did not violently resist the accused [Gopi @ Saravanan vs. State].

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