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how can be a women accused in a case of 376(2)(n)


A friend of mine was arrested with her family and now the case is registered against them but how can a woman be accused of 376(2)(n)
 
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Hello Sir/Ma’am,

I am assuming you are referring to s.375 of the Indian Penal Code. Under the Indian Penal Code 1860 or under any law in India, rape can only be committed by a man on a woman. Section 376 states punishment for rape and since rape cannot be committed by a woman, hence I believe that there might have been some confusion as it is not possible to charge a woman and her family u/s 376 although. Woman can be a victim under this section, but she cannot possibly be an accused.

I recommend you get some clarification as to the section she and her family is charged with.

Hope this helps.

Regards

Palak Singh


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the case was filed against her brother and she and her mother is also registered into it
the charges are under 376(2)(n), 354,323,294,506 and sec 34
 
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Dear querist,

The woman might have charged for other sections in FIR and woman might have facilitated or have helped to commite the crime.

Regards,

 

 
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