[POCSO Act] Romantic relationship cannot be lost sight of: Meghalaya High Court grants bail to accused
Meghalaya High Court

[POCSO Act] Romantic relationship cannot be lost sight of: Meghalaya High Court grants bail to accused

The Meghalaya High Court noted that as per the FIR, the accused man and the minor victim were in a relationship and had consensual sex.

The Meghalaya High Court on Monday took into consideration the romantic relationship between a minor victim and a man accused under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) while granting the latter bail in a sexual assault case lodged against him (Ephina Khonglah v. State of Meghalaya).

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