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It's a misunderstanding between adultery and rape

Reader comment on item: Ban Islam?
in response to reader comment: Reply to Fazal Habib Curnally -- Rape impossible to prove in Islam

Submitted by sulaiman (United States), Oct 18, 2010 at 17:44

The issue is that you have to provide 4 witness only in case when an adultery is committed (not rape). In other words, when husband or wife or an adult is accused of being seen having sex with unlawful person or any of them have been cheating the other, then you need to provide four witness to prove your accusation. And this is to protect the dignity of the person you accused and to stop breaking of the marriage with false accusation. So it shouldn't be easy to dishonor a person easily without having witnesses.
For rape case it's different. If a girl is raped then it is the Police's responsibility to find the convict and through medical test of DNA it can become easy, or any other available evidence.


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