SC had held that any sexual intercourse between a man and his wife aged between 15 to 18 years would amount to rape, the court observed.
The bench also noted that there were serious disputes between the warring spouses, that their marriage was never consummated and that there was little scope for their reconciliation.
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Justice Diwaker said that the then Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra transferred him from Chhattisgarh to Allahabad High Court where he assumed office on October 3, 2018.
However, the court restrained the UP government from using Rs 262.50 crore from the bank account of the deity for the construction of the temple corridor.
The court directed that the state as well as police authorities provide detailed information regarding the time period in which the last rites of a body in a morgue are conducted.
But the high court exonerated Koli in all 12 cases and acquitted Pandher in both the cases.
While the employer, Pander, can expect to walk out of the jail tomorrow, his servant has more cases against him
The sensational killings came to light with the discovery of the skeletal remains of eight children from the drain behind Moninder Singh Pandher's house in Nithari, Noida, on December 29, 2006.
The PIL, moved by advocate Mehak Maheshwari in 2020, had also sought the handover of the mosque to Hindus.
In the same application, the AIM had also submitted that the present proceeding may not be restarted till disclosure of name in the interest of justice.
The bench comprising Justice Raj Beer Singh also stayed the fine of Rs 5 lakh imposed on Mukhtar by an MP-MLA court of Ghazipur which had convicted and sentenced him to 10 years imprisonment.
During the last hearing in the matter on August 28, the chief justice had accepted the mosque committee's plea seeking time to study the case afresh and adjourned the matter till September 12.
Granting bail to two accused who were booked for alluring persons for conversion to Christianity, the bench of Justice Shamim Ahmad said an unaffected person could not lodge an FIR under the Act.
The employment of the petitioner, a watchman at a school, involved regularity, responsibility and working hours comparable to regular employees, the court held.
Police had allegedly lathi-charged lawyers on August 29 when they were protesting against the registration of a case against a woman advocate and her father.
The court had taken a suo moto cognizance of this gruesome incident and had asked the officials concerned to appear before the court.
The hearing in the matter had been already concluded by the bench of Justice Prakash Padia on July 23, and had reserved the order to be delivered on Monday.
The judge, in his order dated August 10, said, “I think it is high time that the state and even the Union of India, should become sensitive to this grave issue.”
The SC had on Friday refused to stay the Allahabad High Court order that allowed the ASI survey of the Gyanvapi mosque, an exercise that the Muslim side says will "reopen wounds of the past.