[BREAKING] Marital rape: Supreme Court seeks government response in appeal against Delhi High Court's split verdict

A High Court division bench of Justices Rajiv Shakdher and C Hari Shankar had delivered a split verdict in the case with Justice Shakdher striking down the exemption to marital rape and Justice Shankar upholding it.
Supreme Court and Marital Rape
Supreme Court and Marital Rape

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Central government's response in an appeal against the split verdict of the Delhi High Court in the martial rape case on the validity of Exception 2 to Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) [Khushboo Saifi v Union of India].

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