"Gulf of difference between consent and submission:" Kerala High Court upholds rape conviction

"Every consent involves a submission but the converse does not follow.Helplessness in the face of inevitable compulsion cannot be considered to be consent as understood in law," the Court said.
"Gulf of difference between consent and submission:" Kerala High Court upholds rape conviction
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In a significant judgement that grazes upon the concept of enthusiastic consent, the Kerala High Court recently held that there is conspicuous difference between 'consent' and 'submission to compulsion' to have sexual intercourse. (Syam Sivan v State of Kerala)

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