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What is rape?

  • What is rape? Having sexual intercourse with a woman without her willingness and consent, forcefully, is rape. Consent taken by false means, is not recognized by law, like:
  • --sexual intercourse by frightening or giving a threat
  • --to cheat on the pretext of being the husband
  • --sexual intercourse with a mentally challenged woman
  • --sexual intercourse with a girl of less than 16 years of age
  • --sexual intercourse with a drunk or fainted woman
  • --sexual intercourse by a husband with his wife of less than 15 years of age
  • The rapist would be sentenced to a minimum of seven years or a life time imprisonment.
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