Husband not entitled to claim Stridhan if convicted for murdering wife: Punjab & Haryana High Court

The provisions of the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, cannot be overlooked by invoking the provisions of Hindu Law relating to succession, the High Court held.
Punjab and Haryana High Court
Punjab and Haryana High Court

The Punjab & Haryana High Court recently upheld a trial court order which directed a husband who was convicted for murdering his wife to release her Stridhan (dowry articles) to her father. (Sandeep Tomar v. State of Punjab)

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