New Delhi, 11 October 2017

India's Supreme Court criminalizes intercourse with minors even in the garb of marriage

India's top court stuck down a decades-old clause in the country's rape laws permitting a man to have sex with his wife if she is aged 15 to 18 - ruling this to be rape, and therefore a criminal offense.

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