Delhi High Court upholds sodomy conviction of father-uncle duo, sentences them to life

The Court, however, acquitted them of the offence of rape on the ground that there was no penile-vaginal penetration, a requirement for rape charge under the unamended Section 375 of IPC.
Delhi High Court upholds sodomy conviction of father-uncle duo, sentences them to life
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Monday upheld conviction of a father-uncle duo charged with sodomosing the minor daughter of one of the accused but set aside their conviction for the offence of gang rape on the ground that there was no penile-vaginal penetration, a requirement for rape charge under the unamended Section 375 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) [Kamal v State].

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