Monday, August 07, 2006

False dowry case: woman told to pay damages

SIF congratulates Hon'ble Justice Ms Jatinder Kaur Walia for this landmark judgement:

Ludhiana, August 6
The Additional Civil Judge, Jagraon, has directed a Bathinda-based woman to pay Rs 3 lakh as damages to her husband and his relatives for lodging a false dowry harassment case against them.
Ms Jatinder Kaur Walia, Additional Civil Judge (Senior Division), has ordered Harpreet Kaur of Gumti Kalan village to pay the damages with interest to her husband and relatives for causing mental harassment, malicious prosecution and financial loss and loss to reputation by lodging a false FIR, on the charges of dowry demand and harassment.

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