[Rape on pretext of marriage] Supreme Court stays arrest of accused after accused and complainant enter into compromise to marry

The complaint against accused was filed after he refused to marry the woman on the ground that his father was not consenting to the same since the woman belonged to Schedule Caste community.
Supreme Court Chambers
Supreme Court Chambers

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the arrest of a rape accused after the Court was informed that the accused and complainant have entered into a compromise whereby they have decided to get married.

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