Sex based on genuine promise of marriage that failed to materialise due to external factors is not rape: Delhi High Court

Justice Subramonium Prasad held that there is a difference between a false promise of marriage and the breach of a promise to marry.
Delhi HC, Marriage
Delhi HC, Marriage

The Delhi High Court has held that sexual relations established on a genuine promise of marriage that later failed to fructify due to external circumstances is not rape [Shailendra Kumar Yadav vs State].

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