Dr. MPS RAMANI Ph.D.[Tech.] (Scientist/Engineer) 17 March 2021
A live-in relationship between adults is deemed consensual and hence any s*xual relationship is also consensual. Hence it cannot come under Section 493. Courts have held different views on the subject. There can be difference between a gullible less educated or uneducated woman and an intelligent educated woman. There are also shrewd women who trap gullible men.