Husband seeking money from wife's parents to support child not dowry demand: Patna High Court

The Court made the observation while setting aside a man's conviction under Section 498A, IPC (cruelty) and Section 4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act 1961.
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The Patna High Court recently observed that when a husband requests money from his wife's parents to meet the expenses of rearing the couple's newborn child, such a demand does not amount to dowry harassment.

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