Amudha vs State 2024 INSC 244- S 306 IPC – Suicide Abetment – Criminal Proceedings Quashed

Indian Penal Code, 1860; Section 306 – Allowing appeal filed by appellant -accused against Madras HC judgment refusing to quash criminal proceedings, SC held: Taking the charge sheet as correct, we find that there were no acts of incitement on the part of the appellant proximate to the date on which the deceased committed suicide. No act is attributed to the appellant proximate to the time of the suicide which was of such a nature that the deceased was left with no alternative but to take the drastic step of committing suicide. Therefore, no offence is made out against the appellant.

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