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Delhi HC helps Muslim girl live with Hindu husband

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 1: Coming to the aid of a Muslim girl who alleged threats from her family members after she married a Hindu, the Delhi High Court has allowed them to live together. Justice Sanjeev Khan and Justice Ashutosh Kumar, holding that girl has completed 18 years and wanted to live with her husband the court asked her parents not to interfere. The order came on a habeas corpus plea of the girl’s husband Akash, 21, who alleged that his wife’s parents were against their marriage and apprehended they might get her married to someone else. “We have spoken to the girl and she has stated that she would like to go and live with Akash, who is her husband,” the bench said.

When the case came up for hearing in December 2014, the girl told the court that she had gone willingly with Akash from Delhi to Noida and had returned home of her own will. Admitting that she was married to Akash, the girl said that she was never detained by Akash against her wishes. The girl had also stated that she has not decided her further course of action, wished to reside with her parents and expressed a desired not to lead a married life for next three years. (IANS)

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