Under Muslim law, minor girl who has attained puberty can marry without parent's consent; husband won't be liable under POCSO: Delhi High Court

The Court said that in such cases, where the physical intercourse happens only after the wedlock, POCSO Act will not be applicable.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has held that according to Muslim law, a minor girl who has attained puberty can marry without the consent of her parents and has the right to reside with her husband [Fija and Anr v State Govt of NCT of Delhi and Ors].

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