Hadiya - Shefin marriage is legal; Supreme Court

by National | 08-03-2018 | 782 views

NewDelhi: The Supreme today quashed the High Court that annulled the marriage between Hadiya and Shafin Jahan. The verdict is passed by a bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud on a petition filed by Shefin Jahan.

“The marriage is legal and the high court doesn’t have the right to cancel such a marriage Said chief Justice Dipak Misra.

Restoring the marriage of the couple, the apex court said that the High Court cannot annul a marriage over a habeas corpus petition.However, the court said the NIA can continue its probe into the alleged link between Shefin Jahan and extremist forces.

 

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