Sodomy, unnatural sex forced upon spouse is ground for Divorce, Punjab & Haryana HC

Shruti Mahajan June 12 2018
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The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently ruled that forcible sexual intercourse, sodomy, and other unnatural means forced upon a spouse are grounds to seek divorce or separation.

The judgment was passed by Justices MMS Bedi and Hari Pal Verma in an appeal filed by a Bathinda-based woman seeking a decree of separation from her husband on the grounds of cruelty - both physical and mental - and demands of dowry from the husband and his family.

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