Silence at time of offence does not mean a woman is lying or had consented for rape, landmark HC judgment reversed

Silence at time of offence does not mean a woman is lying or had consented for rape, landmark HC judgment reversed

State of Himachal Pradesh vs Tilak Raj son of Shri Chancho Ram

Himachal Pradesh HC

06/01/2015

Criminal Appeal No. 369 of 2012

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Silence at time of offence does not mean a woman is lying or had consented for rape, landmark HC judgment reversed!

 

A married woman didn't shout or protest at time of rape does not mean she is speaking lies. Trial court had rightly believed her and convicted the accused. The acquittal order passed by the Himachal Pradesh High Court of the two accused in 2014, for the rape of a married woman is set aside. Accused to be taken in custody and serve the remaining sentence.

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