Information Desk, Amar Ujala, Chandigarh
Revealed by: Nivedita Verma
Up to date Mon, 20 Jun 2022 11:57 AM IST
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The Punjab-Haryana Excessive Court docket has allowed the petition associated to the safety of the couple who married with out the consent of the relations. The Excessive Court docket has ordered the SSP of Pathankot to offer safety to the 16-year-old lady to reside together with her husband.
Whereas submitting the petition, the couple advised that they bought married with out the consent of their relations. Each of them bought married fulfilling the rituals of Muslim faith. The boy’s age is 22 years whereas the lady’s age is 16 years. The petitioner stated that in Muslim faith the wedding of each the boy and the lady is taken into account legitimate after attaining sexual maturity. In such a state of affairs, the wedding of each is legitimate and they need to be given safety. The petitioner advised that he had additionally appealed to the SSP of Pathankot for defense, however to no avail.
The Excessive Court docket held that the wedding of Muslims is topic to the Muslim Private Legislation. Underneath this, any one that attains sexual maturity is taken into account eligible for marriage. It is usually clarified that if the proof is just not current then the age of 15 years is taken into account as marriageable. Additionally stated that each citizen of the nation has the proper to guard life and liberty. The courtroom has ordered the SSP of Pathankot to make sure the protection of the petitioner couple.