Supreme Court

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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.

Mon, 06 Mar 2023 - 12:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: wedlock, Supreme Court, Law and order, Marital Rape, Man Aquitted

Courtesy: Live Law

A 38-day-old baby boy sold for Rs 1.3 lakh in Bengaluru

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Police Rescues 38-Day-Old Infant Sold For Rs 1.3 lakh: Bengaluru

Bengaluru police rescue a 38-year-old infant, that was sold for Rs 1.3 lakh. Priyadarshini, Wilson Garden police station's sub-inspector grew suspicious after witnessing two men namely Mubarak Pasha and Nishat Kausar, and a woman named Tarannum Banu quarreling. On interrogation, Priyadarshini understood that they were the sellers and "were fighting among themselves over sharing the money". Kausar and Banu have been arrested, while Pasha is on… read-more

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 01:42 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Infant, Baby Boy, Bangalore, wedlock

Courtesy: Deccan Herald