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Reasons for false rape allegations: India

The Times of India posted an article well worth reading. Tougher rape law leading to increase in false cases?

External link to image for Rape Aquittals by the Times of India

Other reasons for registering false cases seem to range from extortion, recovery of dues, property disputes and extra-marital affairs.

Laws dealing with sexual offences against women were strengthened post Nirbhaya incident to provide speedy justice and greater security to women. Ironically, the conviction rates were higher when the laws were less stern.

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