Minor girl cannot be allowed to stay with husband: Allahabad High Court

However, the Court observed that the marriage would not be void under Section 12 of the Child Prohibition Act since the minor said she had married of her own accord. It would only be voidable, the Court said.
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The Allahabad High Court recently disallowed a girl from staying with a man she claimed to be her husband, upon finding that her school certificates indicated that she was a minor, aged a little over 16 years old (Pradeep Tomar And Another v. State of UP).

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