In probably a landmark judgment in India’s ‘crusade’ against the evil of dowry, Delhi sessions court has ordered prosecution to proceed for crime of dowry giving.
Bride’s father in the dock as city court says giving dowry is also an offence
Excerpt from the news below:
One common allegation in all her complaints pertained to how she was ill-treated for bringing insufficient dowry despite her father having spent over Rs 8 lakh in meeting the dowry demands of her husband and his father. While Rita made this particular accusation, she could hardly imagine the legal trouble it would bring to her father.
Well, so goes the saying – what goes around comes around.