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Amid COVID-19, Delhi HC Grants Bail to Husband on Prima Facie Evidence and Duration of His Custody in Dowry Death Case [READ ORDER]

Lawstreet Journal 29 May 2020 11:35pm

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A Single Judge Bench of Justice Pratibha M. Singh of the Delhi High Court while delivering a judgment on May 21, 2020, in the matter of Shyam Kishor v. The State, after examining the evidence of the case and looking at the time spent by the accused in custody, granted bail to the man accused of dowry death of her wife.  

Background of the Case:

 Ms. Abhilasha and the petitioner, Mr. Shyam Kishor had got married on December 09, 2016, the hometown of Abhilasha in Bihar. At the time of marriage, Shyam Kishor, who is a Software Engineer, was working in a leading IT Company. Soon after the marriage, he sustained a leg injury in an accident due to which he had to give up his job. After recovering from his injury, he joined his elder brother in his business. The couple moved to Delhi and were living in Delhi.

On October 15, 2018, Abhilasha was found dead at her residence in Delhi where she used to live with her husband and his niece – Ms. Harshita a.k.a. Akanksha i.e., the Petitioner’s sister’s daughter. As per the case of Shyam Kishor on a fateful day, he had gone to the New Delhi railway station to drop his niece who was going back to her hometown. 

On his way to the station, he received a call from his wife Abhilasha. He immediately returned and upon reaching home, had found that his wife had committed suicide by hanging herself from the fan. Shyam Kishor was taken… Continue Reading...


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