Matrimonial discord cannot be sole ground to attract offence of abetment of suicide: Calcutta High Court

Single-judge Justice Rai Chattopadhyay acquitted a man and his mother who were convicted by the trial court for abetting suicide of his wife and torturing her for dowry.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

Mere matrimonial discord between a husband and wife cannot be a ground to hold the husband guilty of abetment of suicide of the wife, the Calcutta High Court held on Wednesday [Goutam Gope vs State of West Bengal].

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