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A, a 15 year old girl, having been rebuked by her mother leaves her house. At railway station she met the accused who takes her to his house. He provides her clothes, money and ornaments at his house and has sexual intercourse with the girl with her consent. What offence has been committed?

Option: 1

The mother is accused of maltreatment.

Option: 2

The accused is guilty of rape.  

Option: 3

The accused is not guilty.

Option: 4

None of the above.

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Sexual intercourse with a woman with or without her consent when she is under 16 years amounts to rape. [Section 375, cl. (vi)]. Hence the correct option is b.

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Divya Prakash Singh

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