Suicide note as basis for conviction: An attempt to decode what the Punjab & Haryana High Court held

In another convoluted judgment, the likes of which the Supreme Court has repeatedly frowned upon, the Court set aside a conviction for abetment to suicide.
Justice Sureshwar Thakur, P&H High Court
Justice Sureshwar Thakur, P&H High CourtTwitter, JIBS

The Punjab & Haryana High Court recently set aside a conviction for the offence of abetment to suicide while noting that a suicide note could not be believed unless circumstances suggest its truthfulness [Ravi Bharti v. State of Haryana].

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