Bombay High Court grants bail to POCSO accused, says minor girl was capable of understanding consequences of her act

The Court stated that although a minor's consent was immaterial, whether or not she consented to sexual intercourse was a matter of evidence given that she voluntarily accompanied the accused.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court recently granted bail to a 22-year-old man, arrested last year for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl [Faizan Wahid Baig vs The State of Maharashtra].

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