Stick is not a deadly weapon: Supreme Court reduces jail term of wife accused of beating husband to death

The Court took into consideration the fact that the incident took place during an altercation, and the wife may have been provoked to attack her husband.
Supreme Court, Stick
Supreme Court, Stick

The Supreme Court on Tuesday modified a murder conviction to that of culpable homicide not amounting to murder after noting that the weapon of attack was a stick, which the Court opined was not a deadly weapon. [Nirmala Devi vs State of Himachal Pradesh]

Loading content, please wait...

Related Stories

No stories found.
Bar and Bench - Indian Legal news