Surrender cannot be construed as consent for sexual intercourse: Kerala HC upholds conviction of 67-year-old for rape of minor

The Kerala High Court recently held that a woman’s resignation to sexual intercourse when caused by fear or duress cannot be termed as “consent” as understood in law.
Surrender cannot be construed as consent for sexual intercourse: Kerala HC upholds conviction of 67-year-old for rape of minor

The Kerala High Court recently held that a woman’s resignation to sexual intercourse when caused by fear or duress cannot be termed as “consent” as understood in law (Thankappan v. State of Kerala).

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