Decriminalisation a more humane way of dealing with attempt to commit suicide: Kerala High Court

The Court observed that instead of criminalising the act, it would be beneficial to provide sociological and psychological support to persons who attempt to take their own lives.
Decriminalisation a more humane way of dealing with attempt to commit suicide: Kerala High Court
Justice K Haripal and Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently held that decriminalisation of the offence of attempt to commit suicide under Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) is a more humane and effective way of dealing with the issue [Simi CN v. State of Kerala].

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