Possibility of a relationship gone sour cannot be ruled out: Sikkim High Court acquits rape-accused

"None of what the victim deposed have been corroborated even by her family members. The victim's version of rape is not corroborated...", the Court held.
Rape, Sikkim High Court
Rape, Sikkim High Court

A five-year delay in filing the FIR and discrepancies noted in witness testimonies recently led the Sikkim High Court to give the benefit of doubt to a man charged with rape.

While arriving at its decision, the Court ruled that the "possibility of a relationship gone sour cannot be ruled out."

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