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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Age - To be determined on the basis of birth certificate or school certificate - Medical evidence has a margin of error - Medical evidence can be taken into consideration only when primary evidence, which is found in birth certificate or school certificate, is not available...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 366-- Rape - Consent - Prosecutrix below 16 years of age - Tacit consent, love affair on the part of the prosecutrix are meaningless when prosecutrix is below 16 years of age and the same do not exonerate the accused from the offence of rape and kidnapping...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Reduction in sentence - Sword of Damocles hanging on head of accused for more than 16 years - Accused not a previous convict - During this period accused did not commit any offence and has led a peaceful life - Accused and prosecutrix by now settled in life - Sentence reduced from 7 years..........

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