[Marital Rape] Punjab & Haryana High Court to examine whether wife can lodge rape FIR against husband

The petitioner-husband sought quashing of FIR by wife stating that by no stretch of imagination can Section 376 of the IPC be invoked by wife against her husband.
 Justice Amol Rattan Singh with Punjab & Haryana HC
Justice Amol Rattan Singh with Punjab & Haryana HC

The Punjab and Haryana, on Monday, decided to adjudicate on the legal validity of a first information report (FIR) under Section 376 (punishment for rape) of the Indian Penal Code registered by a wife against her husband (Anupam Mahajan vs. State of Punjab).

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