#SupremeCourt puts an end to automatic #arrests in #dowry related cases

  1. http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/sc-puts-an-end-to-automatic-arrests-in-dowry-related-cases/443039.html
  2. http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/supreme-court-dowry-case-section-498a-family-welfare-committees/1/1012953.html
  3. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/no-arrest-in-dowry-harassment-case-without-verifying-authenticity-of-complaint-sc/articleshow/59796255.cms
  4. http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/no-immediate-arrest-under-dowry-harassment-law-says-supreme-court-1730081

Rajesh Sharma Vs State Of UP (Crl.) No.2013 of 2017

#SupremeCourt orders 5 Lakhs compensation for arrests without following prescribed procedure u/s. 41 and 41-A of Cr.P.C.

Arrest of two ladies, one Doctor and another an Advocate, in an offence registered u/s. 420/34 IPC, without following the due procedure as prescribed u/s. 41 and 41-A of Cr.P.C., it jeopardized their dignity and liberty, state directed to pay compensation of Rs. 5 Lakhs each.

Case:
Dr. Rini Johar and Anr. Vs. State of M.P. and Ors.

Citation:
Writ Petition(Criminal) No. 30 of 2015.

Bench / Judges:
Dipak Mishra and Shiva Kirti Singh

Decided by Supreme Court on 30/06/2016.