[Rape on pretext of marriage] Madras High Court quashes case against Magistrate

"She must have known the consequences of the act, particularly when she was conscious of the fact that their marriage may not take place at all on account of her marital status," the Court observed.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court recently quashed a case involving allegations of rape on the false pretext of marriage against a District Munsif-cum-Judicial Magistrate, upon finding the allegations levelled against him by a lawyer to be unbelievable.

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