Supreme Court gives in to 14-year-old's wish, entrusts her custody to aunt over biological father

Stability and welfare of the child is paramount, a bench of Justices CT Ravikumar and Rajesh Bindal said after noting that the girl wanted to stay with her paternal aunt's family.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday restored the custody over a teenage girl to her aunt, by setting aside a Patna High Court order that had handed over the girl's custody to her biological father with whom she had not resided since birth.

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