Commentaries by Rishav Devrani

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The Kerala High Court, while issuing an order in Anoop v. State of Kerela, recognized the fallacy of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), 2012, and Indian Penal Code (IPC), 1856, in not distinguishing between consensual sexual activity and rape. The single judge bench remarked that these actions arise out of pure [...]