Should husbands be exempted from rape charge within a marriage? | News

Ketki Angre

Mar 24, 2022, 08:02PM ISTSource:

Justice Nagaprasanna of the Karnataka High Court refused to intervene in a case where the husband facing rapes charges from his wife wanted the criminal case against him dropped. He said that the law exempting husbands from the rape law within a marriage should be removed. That has once again brought into the spotlight the question of marital rape. Recently, we put questions around marital rape, the law and consent in marriage to people in Mumbai and Delhi and the answers show just how different people view marriage, consent and the rights of the husband and wife in a marriage.


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