modesty of a Hindu or a Mahoaedan woman but ^ a
a teacher took indecent liberties wth a female studen^ i
was guilty of assault, though she did not resist2 *^
strip naked under the pretence that the accused, a medical man, could not
otherwise judge of her illness was held to be an assault.
The ingredients which are essential for proving *
accomplishment of the act with force resistance and absence
the act. The act is regarded as rape, if it is accomplished after the woman
had yielded from fear, duress or complete exhaustion.
,<-. j. A j- a. +v,o 1 aw of India a. woman of and above the age
Consent-According to the Law or ^ j^^
of sixteen years is capable ^ ^J^SSy and given while she is &.full
but the consent must be free blen obtained prior to the
-r, • i j.i_ o. j-i,^ Ttr^rnan was a "prostitute, lor iiKe any
womaf she^ eSedtke^tSn of the faw and may not be forced.
The consent of the woman is invalid, if it is
is unable to understand the nature and consequences of the act to which she
gives her consent.4 ,
«t=« years, «« though **£* SSe^tTS Su^S tot
h^we^e^ gS% of absent, if he assists another man to commit rape
on his wife.
is guided by seMtoos 82 and S3 of the Indian Penal Code ^™**™*
purdshment A ease occurred at Poona m July 1923, where a Chamar boy,
a^ed ten vearQ was charged with an offence of rape on a European girl,
£ iU y^^-^cStSnent Magistrate found the accused g
aid sentenced him to two years' rigorous imprisonment, ordering fe*
accused be sent to the Dharwar Jliverule JaiL
1. George Ewas,
April 10, 190S, Per