Simple promise to marry not “misconception of fact” under Section 90 IPC: Gauhati High Court

The Court set aside and quashed lower court orders which found the petitioner guilty of rape and kidnapping.
The Gauhati High Court
The Gauhati High Court

The Gauhati High Court on Friday observed that a mere promise to marry will not give rise to “misconception of fact” under Section 90 of the Indian Penal Code [Raktim Saikia and anr. vs. State of Assam and anr.]

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