INDORE: Indore bench of MP high court has asked law department for issuing guidelines to notaries and oath commissioners for not executing marriages, failing which their licence would be terminated.
Court of Justice Vivek Rusia issued the orders in a bail application of one Mukesh Kumar, resident of Ratlam accused of conspiring a fake marriage performed through notary deed against the law, while granting him bail.
The court observed, “The court is repeatedly receiving the cases of forged marriage performed by the notary, therefore the law department is required to look into the matter as to how the notaries and oath commissioners are involving themselves in executing the document in respect of marriage, divorce etc, which are not permissible under the law.”
Neither the notary is authorised to perform the marriage not competent to execute the divorce deed, added the court.
Jaora police arrested the applicant on complaint of Jitendra, who in his complaint made on September 16 last year, alleged that Mukesh along with Gayatribai, Nageshwar, and Omprakash with common intention performed his marriage in Jaora court complex on September 9.
But, Gayatribai fled from his house with all her belongings on September 14, five days after the marriage. When complainant Jitendra enquired about Gayatribai from applicant, he threatened him for false implication in rape case.
Based on this, the police registered a case and during enquiry the police came to know that they had applicant, Gayatribai, Nageshwar and Omprakash equally distributed Rs 1,50,000, which was given to him by the complainant for his marriage.