Father accused of causing mother’s dowry death can't be granted custody of child: Punjab & Haryana High Court

“Culpability of the crime, he is accused of, would not only emotionally devastate and destruct the growing years of the minor, but would completely compromise her over all mental growth,” the Court.
Custody battle
Custody battle

The Punjab & Haryana High Court last week refused to grant custody of a 3-year-old child to her father, on the ground that he was accused of causing the wife’s dowry death [Somvir v. State of Haryana].

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