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People v.

Santiago
Facts:
Santiago raped the niece of his deceased wife. Right after the
commission of the offense, he married his niece. After marriage,
Santiago gave money to the girl and sent her home.
Issue:
WoN such marriage is valid
Held:
No.
Marriage needs to be voluntary and consensual.
It is clear that Santiago only married the raped girl in order to escape
criminal liability. The manner in which he dealt with the girl right after
marriage clearly shows that he did not have bona fide intent to marry
the girl.