Gujarat High Court slaps ₹35k costs on man for seeking custody of niece who wished to marry against family wishes

The Court was surprised to note that the case was being pursued only by the woman's uncle, even though her parents had no objection to her living with her partner.
Gujarat High Court
Gujarat High Court

The Gujarat High Court recently imposed costs of ₹35,000 costs on a man for filing a frivolous habeas corpus petition only to harass his niece because she wished to marry a man against her family's wishes [Machhi Navinbhai Motibhai vs State of Gujarat].

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