This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember Me Forgot password? Click here to resetNew User? Click here to register Post navigation Penal Code, 1860 – Section 376 read with Section 90 – Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 – Section 378 – Rape – Acquittal by High Court – Misconception of fact – If consent is given by prosecutrix under misconception of fact, it is vitiated – Accused had sexual intercourse with prosecutrix by giving false assurance to prosecutrix that he would marry her – Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378—Appeal against acquittal—It is trite that only when two views are possible, Supreme Court cannot interfere with a judgment of acquittal; but that would not mean that despite existence of substantial and compelling reasons, the Court will refuse to interfere in a case where it would be just and proper to do so.