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Minor's consent is 'no consent' in rape cases: Maha court
short by Arshiya Chopra / on Tuesday, 25 September, 2018
Awarding a seven-year jail term to a 31-year-old man for raping a Class 11 girl in 2015, a Maharashtra court observed that a minor's consent is "no consent in the eyes of law". The accused had raped the girl when her parents were not at home. The court learnt that the two also had sexual intercourse before the incident.