Offence of rape is established once court believes in version of prosecutrix: Supreme Court

In such a case, the police's failure to send seized articles pertaining to the case to the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) would not have any significance, the Court held.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that once a court believes the version of the prosecutrix in a rape case, it is sufficient to establish the offence under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) [Somai v. State of MP (now Chhattisgarh)].

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