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When a relationship is made even after a man is married to another woman, then it cannot be put in the category of making a forced relationship, these long-term relationships are called consensual relationships, with this comment, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Rejected the appeal of a woman for forcibly having a relationship on the pretext of marriage.
A bench of Justice Sureshwar Thakur and Justice Kuldeep Tiwari said that the complainant had a physical relationship with the accused for many years. Relationships happened before and after marriage. In such a situation, it cannot be called forced relationship.
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Actually a woman had filed a petition in the High Court. She said that the accused had physical relations with her on the pretext of marriage. Not only this, when he got married to another woman, even after that he continued to have a relationship on the pretext of marriage. The woman had reached the High Court for action in this matter.
The complainant herself confessed to the affair
In this case, the High Court said that in the petition, the complainant herself confessed that she had a physical relationship with the accused from 2012 to 2018. Having a relationship for 6 years cannot be said to be forced. The High Court said that the complainant is educated. Even after the marriage of the accused, then how did it happen forcibly?
Upheld the decision of the district court of Jind
In this case, the woman had said in the High Court that she was also aborted. During the hearing, the High Court said that in the case of alleged abortion, the medicine given by the accused was brought by the complainant herself. There is no documentary proof of this either. This does not prove the allegation. The High Court upheld the decision of the district court of Jind to acquit the accused in this case.