This is from Punjab and Haryana High Court in a 498A, 406 case.
IPC 498a Not Made Out
The Civil Court in the divorce proceedings filed by Complainant has also held that the allegations levelled against the defendants that they had demanded the dowry and harassed the complainant have been found false.
This Court is of opinion that in such a short span of 13 days, demand of dowry, as has been alleged by the petitioner, could not have been made by the respondent or his family members.
This Court is conscious of a fact that in these days when the number of divorce petitions are increasing in our society, this is one of the easiest allegations to level against the husband by the wife. It is easy to level it but it is very difficult to prove the same.
Judge has allowed the divorce on the ground that the marriage between the parties is a dead marriage.
IPC 406 Not Made Out
There is no specific allegation in the complaint regarding the entrustment of dowry articles as to whom the articles were given. When there is no specific allegation, the charge cannot prove.
Krishan Jeet Singh Vs State Of Haryana on 3 October, 2002
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