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What Is Rape By Instrumentation?

Here is how it is defined by statute :

Rape by instrumentation is an act within or without the bonds of matrimony in
which any inanimate object or any part of the human body,
not amounting to sexual intercourse is used in the carnal knowledge of
another person without his or her consent and penetration of the anus
or vagina occurs to that person
.

Thus, almost anything could be considered an "instrument" by definition.

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In "Rape by Instrumentation", what does the term "instrumentation" mean?

Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  RobertJDFL replied 7 years ago.
What state is this in, please?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Oklahoma
Expert:  RobertJDFL replied 7 years ago.

Here is how it is defined by statute :

Rape by instrumentation is an act within or without the bonds of matrimony in
which any inanimate object or any part of the human body,
not amounting to sexual intercourse is used in the carnal knowledge of
another person without his or her consent and penetration of the anus
or vagina occurs to that person
.

Thus, almost anything could be considered an "instrument" by definition.