Tarabai VERSUS The State of Maharashtra

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION

CRIMINAL APPEAL No.552 OF 2012

Tarabai Appellant(s)

VERSUS

The State of Maharashtra Respondent(s)

 

Krishnabai (deceased) was the daughter of Malu (PW-1) and Bhagwan Dhavele. She was married to one Hanmant Taralkar on 12.05.1989. After marriage, Krishnabai was living with her husband and parents-in-law at Ichalkaranji, a nearby village. The present appellant (accused no. 1) is the mother-in law of Krishnabai (deceased) whereas (accused no.2)-Balabai aged around 18 years is her sister-in-law.It is the case of prosecution that the appellant(accused no. 1) and Balabai (accused no. 2) used to constantly treat Krishnabai with cruelty by beating or/and ill-treating her because she had not brought any gold, cash, new clothes etc. with her in marriage and also pressurized her to bring gold, cash, new clothes etc. from her parents. On coming to know of this, Malu (PW-1)-mother of Krishnabai had gone to meet Krishnabai thrice and requested the appellant accused no.1 to permit Krishnabai to go along with her for few days but she did not allow her to go….read more