The Indian Supreme Court on Tuesday decided that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) can test all part of the case including Hadiya, a 24-year-old lady from Kerala, with the exception of her marriage to a Muslim man, watching that she’s a grown-up and is allowed to pick her life accomplice, as indicated by media reports.
“She has taken an autonomous decision… she is 24 years of age. Marriage must be separate from the part of criminal action. Else we will make a terrible point of reference in law. We can’t go into the conjugal status,” Chief Justice Dipak Misra commented, as indicated by the Bar and Bench lawful distribution.
A seat containing Chief Justice Misra andJustices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud held thatthe investigative office can test all parts of the case except for the conjugal status of Hadiya – a case that has come to be known as ‘affection jihad’, what some Hindu rights activists see as the change of ladies from their group into Islam after marriage with Muslim men with the end goal of radicalization.
“We can’t ask into whether the individual she wedded is a decent person or an awful person,” Justice Chandrachud said.
The NIA had before guaranteed that there was a “very much oiled apparatus” in Kerala including bunches working towards teaching of society.
News organization ANI cited A Raghunath, one of the direction of Hadiya’s dad, as saying: “We anticipate that the NIA will document a report and the court to allow the young lady to proceed with her examinations. We are upbeat that she is protected. How about we see what happens.” The court will additionally hear the issue on February 22.
Prior, the peak court had liberated her from the authority of her folks and trained her to complete her homeopathy considers under her Hindu name: Akhila Ashokan.