Recovery of stridhan alone cannot be reason to deny anticipatory bail: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court held that mere recovery of stridhan cannot be the sole ground to arrest a person for offences relating to dowry demands and criminal breach of trust.
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The Delhi High Court recently observed that recovery of stridhan (woman's estate) alone cannot be the sole ground to arrest a person for offences under Section 498A (cruelty including dowry demands) and Section 406 (criminal breach of trust) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) or to deny him anticipatory bail [Pooran Singh v. State of Delhi].

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