Throwing chit at woman professing love for her amounts to outraging modesty; modesty of woman her "most precious jewel:" Bombay High Court

The Court, however, said that the accused deserves a chance to reform and modified his sentence to the period of 45 days incarceration already undergone.
Nagpur Bench
Nagpur Bench

The Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court held that throwing a chit of paper at a married woman professing love for her amounts to outraging her modesty under Sections 354 and 509 of the Indian Penal Code. (S vs. State of Maharashtra)

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