Maliks Muwatta Book 41, Hadith Number 16B.

Section : Rape.

Malik said, “The position with us about a woman who is found to be pregnant and has no husband and she says, ‘I was forced,’ or she says, ‘I was married,’ is that it is not accepted from her and the hadd is inflicted on her unless she has a clear proof of what she claims about the marriage or that she was forced or she comes bleeding if she was a virgin or she calls out for help so that someone comes to her and she is in that state or what resembles it of the situation in which the violation occurred.” He said, “If she does not produce any of those, the hadd is inflicted on her and what she claims of that is not accepted from her.”

Malik said, “A raped woman cannot marry until she has restored herself by three menstrual periods.”

He said, “If she doubts her periods, she does not marry until she has freed herself of that doubt.”