IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 1142/2011 BALJINDER KAUR ..Appellant Versus STATE OF PUNJAB..Respondent

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION
CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 1142/2011
BALJINDER KAUR ..Appellant
Versus
STATE OF PUNJAB..Respondent

Marriage of Sharanjit Kaur (deceased) was solemnized with second accused-Pritam Singh in the month of January 1997.Although PW-4 – Joginder Singh (father of the deceased) gave sufficient dowry at the time of his daughter’s marriage, after two months of her marriage, the deceased told her father and Harbans Singh-the mediator of marriage that the second accused-Pritam Singh and his family members were demanding dowry and harassing her. About two months after the marriage,the appellant-Baljinder Kaur (sister-in-law) demanded for a gold karraas dowry. PW-4, the father of the deceased could not meet the demand of dowry, so he brought his daughter back to his house.After one month, at the request of her in-law’s,Sharanjit Kaur wassent back to her husband’s house; but again after one month, she returned to her maternal house with the same demand of karra.Two days prior to her death i.e. on 24.08.1997, second accused-Pritam Singh took her back to the matrimonial house...read more