Rape on woman's dead body not offence under Section 375 IPC; high time Central government makes necrophilia an offence: Karnataka High Court

The Court urged the government to either amend Section 377 of the IPC or introduce a separate penal provision to criminalise necrophilia.
Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court recently ruled that rape on the dead body of woman (necrophilia) would not attract the offence of rape under Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) [Rangaraju @ Vajapeyi v State of Karnataka].

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