Allahabad High Court grants bail to POCSO accused after assurance that he would take care of survivor whom he married

The Court held that though the marriage of the alleged accused and victim may not be as per law, the court must take a pragmatic approach.
Allahabad HC
Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday granted bail to a person accused under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act after he undertook that he would take care of the survivor, whom he had married, and their child who was born out of the alleged assault [Ramshankar v State of UP].

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