Sarcastic remarks and harassment of wife by husband not 'abetment of suicide' per se: Jammu & Kashmir High Court

Mere harassment of a wife by her husband or in-laws due to matrimonial discord or sarcastic remarks per se does not attract the offence under Section 306, RPC, the Court said.
High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Jammu wing
High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Jammu wing

The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh recently ruled that mere harassment of a wife by her husband or in-laws due to matrimonial discord or sarcastic remarks per se would not attract the offence of 'abetment of suicide' under Section 306 of the Ranbir Penal Code (RPC). [State of J&K vs. Tariq Hussain]

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