Bagaha (Bihar) [India], Jan 24 (ANI): The Superintendent of Police (SP) of Bihar's Bagaha district has directed all the Station House Officers (SHO) to consider cases involving physical relationship with wife below 18-year-old as rape.
The senior police official has also asked to take stern action against such criminals.
This comes in accordance of Supreme Court's amendment of Exception 2 of Section 375 of Indian Panel Code (IPC).
The top court had also mentioned that the age of consent can't be lower than18. (ANI)