Sexual intercourse by husband not rape, even if it was by force or against wife's wish: Chhattisgarh High Court

The Court noted that Section 376 IPC makes it clear that sexual intercourse or a sexual act by a man with his own wife (not being a minor) is not rape.
Sexual intercourse by husband not rape, even if it was by force or against wife's wish: Chhattisgarh High Court
Chhattisgarh High Court

Given that marital rape is not recognised or considered an offence in Indian law, the Chhattisgarh High Court recently discharged a man from facing trial for rape on a complaint by his wife (Dilip Pandey and ors v. State of Chhattisgarh).

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