Supreme Court remarked that broken relationships and heart breaks are part of everyday life.
“For the wrong decision taken by a man of weak or frail mentality, another person cannot be blamed as having abetted his committing suicide.”
The Court stated that examination of contents of the suicide note and other attending circumstances if necessary to ascertain whether such person has committed the offence of abetment to suicide or not.
Supreme Court found the dying declaration to be genuine, true and not tainted with doubt or shrouded with mystery, reflecting the maker to have stated the true story.
“If there was any unlawful activity performed by the petitioner to recover the loan amount, either the deceased or her husband could have taken shelter of any competent Court of law or made a complaint before the police authorities, which is missing in this case.”
In the case of suicide, mere allegation of harassment of the deceased by another person would not suffice unless there be such an action on the part of the accused which compels the person to commit suicide.
The Court emphasised that persons belonging to LGBTQ community should be treated with all the love and affection because sensitivity of them being ostracized already pervades in their psyche.
This is one of the cases where the youth in this country are spoiling their lives due to lure of free relationship with the member of the opposite sex aping western culture and not finding any real soulmate in the end.
The Court was considering a case where a wife had set herself ablaze after having telephonic conversation with her husband who refused to come back and live with her and asked her to go from where she had come.
The Court said that without a positive act on the part of the accused to instigate or aid in committing suicide, conviction cannot be sustained.
The Court was of the considered view that the offences punishable under Sections 302, 506, 201, 204 of the IPC were prima facie, not made out.
Kerala High Court expressed that ‘same transaction’ is the essence being vital for deciding whether series of acts in question are connected for a common trial.
A wife having illicit intimacy with another person will adversely affect the husband and family, both personally and in society. The husband cannot sit quite if the wife is having illicit intimacy with another person.
Delhi High Court opined that death caused due to overwork and toxic work environment is a social problem which requires the government, the labour unions, the health officials and corporates to formulate appropriate policies.
Madras High Court: In a case related to allegation of murder and rape of a 12th standard school-girl, G.K.Ilanthiraiyan, J.
Bombay High Court: While deciding the instant bail application of a 20-year-old boy charged with abetment of suicide of a
Allahabad High Court: Rahul Chaturvedi, J., noted that a lady soon after coming to know that her husband got married in clandestine
Bombay High Court: Sarang V. Kotwal, J., addressed a matter wherein an employer was accused of abetting the suicide of an employee.
Madras High Court: V Bharathidasan, J., held that, Mere harassment without any mens rea which lead to the suicide would not amount
Bombay High Court: Sandeep K. Shinde, J., explained as to when a charge in the alternative can be framed against an accused