POCSO survivor, accused marrying other persons and living happily not ground to quash FIR: Calcutta High Court

Single-judge Justice Shampa Dutt (Paul) said that the accused and survivor marrying other persons would not lessen the offence under POCSO Act.
POCSO and Calcutta High Court
POCSO and Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday ruled that a First Information Report (FIR) lodged under the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) cannot be quashed merely because both the survivor and the accused married different persons and are now living happily [Bhuban Basak vs State of West Bengal].

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