Why Allahabad High Court awarded ₹5 lakh compensation to minor girl lodged in Nari Niketan

The minor's mother had last month approached the High Court with a Habeas Corpus petition alleging that the Class VII had been kept in illegal custody by the CWC even as she was ready to take care of her daughter.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court recently expressed shock over the conduct of the Child Welfare Committee (CWC), Kanpur, which in January this year sent a minor girl to the Nari Niketan despite the availability of her parents. 

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