Live-in couple entitled to protection even if they are not old enough to marry: Punjab & Haryana High Court

The Court made the observation while ordering police protection to a couple, where the male partner was 18 years old, but not old enough to marry.
Couple (representational)
Couple (representational)

A couple in a live-in relationship is entitled to protection from threats by their relatives even if the partners in the relationship may not be of marriageable age, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled. [Gurdeep Kaur and another v. State of Punjab]

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