Allahabad High Court relies on SC judgment in Aparna Bhat to refuse bail to POCSO accused despite prosecutrix expressing willingness to marry him

The Court said that cannot take cognizance of such compromises entered into by the victim and accused as per the law laid down by the Supreme Court in Aparna Bhat and Others v. State of MP.
Allahabad High Court, Rape Victim
Allahabad High Court, Rape Victim

The Allahabad High Court recently refused to grant bail to a person accused of rape and offences under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) despite the victim and accused expressing their willingness to marry each other (Kamil v. State of Uttar Pradesh).

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