‘Muslim man having sex with minor wife is a POCSO offence’

The court considered a bail application (NCN 2022/KER/64232) filed by 31-year-old Khaledur Rahman of Gazole in West Bengal in a case registered by Thiruvalla police. It was alleged that he abducted a minor from West Bengal when she was 14 years old and committed repeated sexual assaults on her, resulting in her becoming pregnant.