Supreme Court Acquits Man In Marital Rape Allegation
In a relied to husband, the Supreme Court acquitted a man alleged of 'rape' for having sex with a minor wife. On March 6, the Top Court acquitted man, relying on Exception 2 to section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC.) As per the IPC section, marital rape is exempted if the wife is above 15 years old. A bench of Justice BR Gavai and Sanjay Karol took decision.