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Though marital rape cannot be penalised it is a valid ground to claim divorce: Kerala High Court [Read Judgment]

The Court held that in modern social jurisprudence, spouses in marriage are treated equally and husband cannot claim supremacy over wife on her body or individual status.
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Marital rape, sexual harassment

Marital rape, sexual harassment

In a judgment which could have significant impact on divorce cases, the Kerala High Court has ruled that marital rape can be a good ground to claim divorce.

Kerala High Court
Divorce
Marital Rape
Justice A Muhamed Mustaque
Justice Kauser Edappagath
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