HC Quashes POCSO Case Against a Man Noting that Minor Girl was Happily Living as his Wife

Recently, the Meghalaya High Court quashed an FIR and criminal proceedings initiated against a man booked under the POCSO Act and IPC after noting that the accused and the victim-wife, who is a minor, were together as husband and wife. As per the Bench of Justice W Diengdoh even though the POCSI Act punishes sexual

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