Delhi HC: Young Muslim woman can live with a Hindu man

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Delhi High Court bench headed by Justice Sanjeev Khanna and Justice Ashuthosh Kumar had gone to the help of the youthful Muslim woman who said to the court that her relatives were debilitating her as she wedded a Hindu thus the High Court permitted them to live as spouse and wife.

Court held that as the young lady had finished 18 years and she wished to live with her Hindu spouse she can’t be compelled to abandon him and asked the folks not to meddle in her life.

The young lady’s spouse Akash who is 21 years of age had argued the court and court took the matter on habeas corpus request, where Akash had said to the court that the young lady’s guardians were against their marriage and he was frightened that they would wed his wife to another person in their group.

The bench said that we have spoken with the young lady and she has expressed that she might want to run and live with Akash, who is her spouse.

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The young lady affirmed that she was not kept by Akash against her wishes and that she had gone readily with him to Noida and returned back home in her own will. Prior when the case was before the court in 2014 she likewise expressed that she had not chose about her future course yet needed to stay with her guardians. What’s more, in the wake of taking this perspective into note court had requested the young lady to stay with her guardians and stay with them in Delhi and that folks can’t get her wedded against her wish.

Later in January Akash had recorded an application to the court expressing that his wife had let him know via telephone that she was taken to Meerat and he imagined that she would be offered to another man without her wish. Court requested police to pursuit the young lady’s whereabouts and police couldn’t discover her so the court summoned her and her dad to find out the truths.

She showed up under the watchful eye of the court and told the court that her relatives had beaten her and they were willing to get her wedded to another man and she was not intrigued by it however needed to live with her Hindu spouse and have a hitched life.

Court arranged the supplication and told that as she was over 18 years she was permitted to live with her spouse.

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By Sushma Javare