Consent for sexual intercourse under misconception of fact is not free consent: Bombay High Court

Sexual intercourse against the will of the complainant by obtaining her consent under a promise to marry could not be said to be free consent, the Court held.
Consent for sexual intercourse under misconception of fact is not free consent: Bombay High Court
Nagpur Bench Bombay High Court

Consent for sexual intercourse under misconception of fact is not free consent, the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court held while refusing to quash a case against a man accused of raping and cheating a woman by establishing sexual relations with her under the guise of promise of marriage (Navneet Ashok Bangalkar v. State of Maharashtra & Anr).

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