Dammu Sreenu Vs State of ANDHRA PRADESH-28/05/2009

Penal Code, 1860—Section 306—abetment of suicide—Wife of deceased having illicit relationship with accused-appellant—Fact that appellant had illicit relationship with wife of deceased is an admitted position—Deceased committed suicide due to insult and humiliation out of such shameful development—Definite proximity and…

Amalendu Pal alias Jhantu Vs State of West Bengal-11/11/2009

Penal Code, 1860—Section 306 read with Section 107—abetment of suicide—In cases of alleged abetment of suicide there must be proof of direct or indirect acts of incitement to commission of suicide—Act of abetment by person charged with said offence must be proved and established by prosecution before he could be convicted under Section 306—Merely on allegation of harassment without there being any positive action proximate to time of occurrence on the part of accused which led or compelled the person to commit suicide, conviction in terms of Section 306 IPC is not sustainable. Error! No text of specified style in document. vs. Error! No text of specified style in document.