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Woman fights to free husband after accusing him of rape

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A woman from Odisha's Bilaspur village is entangled in a complicated legal web after her statement resulted in a 20-year prison term for her husband. She is currently fighting for his freedom in Odisha's Balangir district. The matter came to light after Jepal Mahakur, her husband asked the Orissa High Court to overturn a Fast Track Special Court ruling convicting him of raping her.