Not bigamy if married man lives with another woman as long as they do not marry: Rajasthan High Court

Merely because a couple (including, in this case, a man already married to another) lives together as husband and wife, it would not be considered bigamy if they have not performed a valid marriage, the Court said.

The Rajasthan High Court recently observed that the offence of bigamy would not arise if a married person lives with another partner without solemnising any second marriage with such a partner.

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