Student forced to marry teacher entitled to divorce on ground of cruelty: Gujarat High Court

The Court upheld the decision of a family court dissolving the 5-year-long marriage of a 45-year-old professor, who had forced his student, 12 years younger than him, to marry him.

A teacher forcing his much younger student to marry him would amount to cruelty entitling the student-wife to divorce, the Gujarat High Court recently held.

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