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.
Madurai Bench
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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