Physical relationship with minor wife is rape: Madhya Pradesh High Court

The Gwalior Bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court denied bail to a man accused of establishing physical relationship with his wife, who at the time of commission of offence was below 18 years.
Physical relationship with minor wife is rape: Madhya Pradesh High Court
Madhya Pradesh High Court

Physical relationship with a minor wife (i.e. below the age of 18 years) will amount to rape, the Madhya Pradesh High Court observed while denying bail to a man accused of rape and offences under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) [Ajay Jatav v. State of Madhya Pradesh and Another].

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