POCSO Act: Delhi High Court suspends sentence of man after noting girl lied about her age to accused, eloped with him voluntarily

The High Court said that facts in the case are peculiar since the girl was aged 17 years and four months and the couple had a child after they eloped.
Delhi High Court with POCSO Act
Delhi High Court with POCSO Act

The Delhi High Court on Friday suspended the sentence of a man convicted for raping a minor after noting that the prosecutrix had eloped with the accused out of her own free will and misrepresented her age to him.

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