Forcible sex - unnatural or natural, is an illegal intrusion into privacy of wife: Allahabad HC

Meera Emmanuel May 25 2019
Allahabad High Court - Ali Zamin Section 69, amit negi, article 226

The Allahabad High Court recently reiterated that forced unnatural sex would amount to marital cruelty and would, therefore, be a ground for divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1956.

Notably, the Bench of Justices Pradeep Kumar Srivastava and Shashi Kant Gupta also condemned forcible sexunnatural or natural, as an illegal intrusion that amounts to cruelty against the wife. As stated in their judgment,

"Unnatural sex, sodomy . . .

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