Allahabad High Court grants interim bail for POCSO accused to marry victim

The Court said the interim bail would automatically stand cancelled in case any of the conditions is violated by the accused and the victim or her family lodges any complaint in this regard.
Lucknow Bench, Allahabad HC
Lucknow Bench, Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court recently granted interim bail to an accused in a case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) to enable him marry the complainant despite the State's contention that the girl had not attained marriageable age as she was only 17 years old.

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