Karnataka High Court quashes POCSO case against husband booked for having sex with minor Muslim wife

Interestingly, the High Court had in another case held that the POCSO Act overrides Muslim personal law with respect to the age of consent for sex and hence, sex after marriage with minor Muslim wife would be punishable.
Karnataka High Court, POCSO Act
Karnataka High Court, POCSO Act

The Karnataka High Court on October 10 quashed a rape case and case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) against a man who was booked for having sex with his minor Muslim wife and impregnating her [Mohammad Waseem Ahamad & Ors v State & Anr].

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