Desecrating Samadh of deceased relative will not attract offence of insulting religion: Punjab and Haryana High Court

The Court held that desecration of a Samadh would at best entail insult to the family member and cannot lead to invocation of Section 295 of the Indian Penal Code against the accused.
Punjab and Haryana High Court
Punjab and Haryana High Court

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently held that a Samadh (memorial commemorating the dead) of a family member does not constitute a place of worship and destruction or defilement of the same would not amount to insulting religious sentiments [Krishna Devi And Others v/s Lal Chand & Another].

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