[Rape on false promise of marriage] Uttarakhand High Court grants accused two weeks' bail to marry victim

The Court said that while in a case of rape simpliciter, it may not encourage marriage between the parties, this was a case where marriage was fixed and the accused declined after establishing physical relations.
Uttarakhand High Court
Uttarakhand High Court

The Uttarakhand High Court last week allowed a short term bail application filed by a rape accused so that he and the victim could get married. [Surjeet Kumar v. State of Uttarakhand].

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