Month: January 2021

[Book Preview] Rape Laws: The Heinous Crime Decoded

[Book Preview] Rape Laws: The Heinous Crime Decoded

The Heinous Offence of Rape has been dealt with under the Indian Penal Code, not as a mere provision with limited scope but has acquired a very wide dimension in terms of its definition as well as scope. The rape laws in India have evolved with time due to the growing brutality of this barbaric crime in the country. The provision has seen important amendments over the years on the recommendation and suggestion of various Law Commission Reports and various landmark judgments highlighting the growing need for a much more stringent law to curb the gravity of the offence of rape.