"Love affair” has no bearing on grant of bail in POCSO case: Supreme Court sets aside Jharkhand High Court order

The top court set aside an order granting bail to a POCSO accused on the grounds that there appeared to be a love affair between the prosecutrix and the accused.
"Love affair” has no bearing on grant of bail in POCSO case: Supreme Court sets aside Jharkhand High Court order
Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant, Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday set aside an order of the Jharkhand High Court granting bail in a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act case citing a “love affair” between the accused and the prosecutrix [X (Minor) v. State of Jharkhand].

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