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Not resisting rape doesn't mean act was consensual: Patna high court

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The Patna High Court said that if a woman is not resisting rape, it doesn't mean that the act is consensual and not punishable. The court said that it cannot be called consensual sex between two adults if the version of the rape survivor is found reliable and trustworthy by the trial court.
2 months ago

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Not resisting rape doesn't mean act was consensual: Patna high court

If a rape victim does not fight back or has injuries to show as evidence, it doesn't mean that she had consented to the sexual act, the Patna high court said, while hearing a petition against a lower court order.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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‘Not resisting rape, no violence marks doesn’t make the act consensual’: Patna High Court

According to a recent judgment by the Patna High Court, if a woman does not have any visible injury marks or does not fight back during sexual violence, it doesn’t mean that she was indulging in consensual sex. While hearing a petition against a lower court order, the Patna HC bench said that if […]

2 months ago
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Important decision of Patna High Court, lack of resistance to rape is not consent – Marathi News | Lack of resistance to rape is not consent An important decision of the Patna High Court

Dr. Khushalchand BahetiPatna : Failure to resist rape does not mean consent of the victim, says Patna High Court M. Given by Badr. The court rejected the claim that the sex was consensual as there …

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