NRI Man Alleges Wife's Parents Are Detaining Her, Moves Gujarat High Court

The Excessive Courtroom additionally issued a discover to the police and the lady’s dad and mom (File)


A Non-Resident Indian who lives in Canada has filed a ‘habeas corpus’ petition within the Gujarat Excessive Courtroom, alleging that his spouse’s dad and mom will not be permitting her to return to him.

On Wednesday, Justice Sonia Gokani ordered that the lady, whose dad and mom reside in Gujarat’s Mehasana district, shall be produced earlier than the excessive court docket on August 5 via video convention from the closest district court docket.

The HC additionally issued a discover to the police and the lady’s dad and mom.

Petitioner Giriraj Chouhan, who hails from Rajasthan, mentioned he and his spouse Ankita Chaudhari met in Canada the place each had migrated for jobs, and married in Ontario on January 26, 2018.

When his spouse visited her dad and mom in Mehsana in Gujarat in Could 2020, they didn’t enable her to return to Canada and even refused to permit him to fulfill her, the petition alleged.

He feared that her life might be in peril, he mentioned.

A habeas corpus (“produce the physique”) petition is filed when an individual is alleged to be illegally detained, or goes lacking.

“Let the corpus (the lady) be introduced earlier than this Courtroom on the returnable date, to be offered earlier than us via video convention to be organized on the nearest district court docket in presence of the presiding officer,” the excessive court docket mentioned.

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