Supreme Court to examine whether woman can be booked for rape under Section 375 IPC

"According to us, it is only a man who can be accused," the Court orally observed today while issuing notice in a case
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The question of whether a woman can be made an accused in a rape case under Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) arose before the Supreme Court on Friday after a 62-year-old widow claimed that she had been unnecessarily implicated in a false rape case filed against her son.

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