The State Of Maharashtra vs Ashok @ Ramchandra Bhikaji & Ors

Excerpt: In this case, there is not even an attempt by the prosecution to explain the delay. It appears that PW-1 had no problems living alone with her parents but when PW-1 heard from her father that accused no.1 has married accused no.5 (which again has not proved), PW-1 decided to teach accused no.1 a … Continue reading The State Of Maharashtra vs Ashok @ Ramchandra Bhikaji & Ors

cause of suicide need not be cruelty

Excerpt:Causes of suicide is a matter of study for the psychologists. Experience shows that the people who suffer severe and great miseries and sorrows do not end their lives, but people, who are required to undergo comparatively minor sufferings do, at times, commit suicide. The level of tolerance of various persons differs and further, the … Continue reading cause of suicide need not be cruelty

Khushal vs State Of Maharashtra

Excerpt: Thus for justification of a conviction under Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code, the prosecution has to establish not only the cruelty, but it has to establish a wilful conduct of such a nature which is likely to drive the woman to commit suicide or to cause grave injury or danger to life or limb … Continue reading Khushal vs State Of Maharashtra

Ravindra Pyarelal Bidlan And … vs State Of Maharashtra

Excerpt: The term cruelty has been defined in the explanation to S. 498A. Hence, it is not any  and every cruelty that it is made punishable but only the cruelty as defined under the explanation. Explanation (a) provides that curtly means any wilful conduct which is of such a nature as is likely to drive the … Continue reading Ravindra Pyarelal Bidlan And … vs State Of Maharashtra

Dinkar Dnyandeo Parande vs The Staet Of Mah.Thr.Pso Washim

Excerpt:It is trite law that the benefit of any alternate hypothesis which is reasonably discernible from record must necessarily be given to the accused. In order to demonstrate that the conduct of the accused constitute cruelty within the meaning of explanation (a) the prosecution was obligated to prove (i) the conduct was wilful (ii) the … Continue reading Dinkar Dnyandeo Parande vs The Staet Of Mah.Thr.Pso Washim