Madras High Court grants bail to man accused under POCSO Act who undertook to marry victim after she turns 18 [Read Order]

The Court was told that the 17-year-old victim and the accused man were closely related and in love.
Madras High Court grants bail to man accused under POCSO Act who undertook to marry victim after she turns 18 [Read Order]
Madurai Bench

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court recently granted bail to a man accused under Section 6 of the POCSO Act after he undertook to marry the 17-year-old pregnant victim after she turns 18 years of age.

Section 6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act deals with the penalty for "aggravated penetrative sexual assault" upon a minor.

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