Same-sex couples have got a right to live together, even if not competent to enter into wedlock: Uttarakhand HC

The High Court, however, dismissed the plea filed by a woman alleging the illegal detention of her former partner by family, after the allegedly detained woman told the Court that she was not being wrongfully confined.
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The Uttarakhand High Court was recently prompted to reiterate that consensual cohabitation by a same-sex couple is not illegal or a crime, while dealing with a habeas corpus plea filed by a woman claiming that her partner was being illegally detained by family (Madhu Bala v State of Uttarakhand and Others)

The Court, however, dismissed the plea after the alleged detenue herself told the Court that she was not under any pressure or wrongful confinement by her mother and brother.

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