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Widow Seeks Cancellation Of Bail Granted To Her Mother Accused In “Honour” Killing Case: SC.

Widow Seeks Cancellation Of Bail Granted To Her Mother Accused In “Honour” Killing Case: SC.

By- Arshita Anand.

On Thursday, the Supreme Court issued a notice regarding a plea filed by a widow seeking cancellation of the bail granted to her mother in a case of ‘honour killing’ of her husband.

Senior Advocate Indira Jaising submitted that the situation was extremely tragic as all three accused including petitioner’s brother, mother and now father have been granted bail, and all orders have been passed by the same judge.

“They were making attempts to dissuade her from marrying the man long before she thought of marrying him. Mother and father entered her house with sharpshooter, which shot at the husband at point-blank. It was only the neighbours that protected this girl. Otherwise plan was to kidnap her”

The counsel for the widow informed that both intent and conspiracy was involved in killing the petitioner’s husband, and that her mother was present at the crime scene when the sharpshooter fired at the petitioner’s husband.

The petitioner contended that she was being given death threats by her mother to marry someone from her caste. She also said that her father tried to pressurize her to abort her child forcefully against her wish in 2016.

This plea was against the bail orders passed by the Rajasthan High Court granting bail to one of the accused who is also her mother, arguing that the bail was granted without appreciating the critical facts and circumstance pointing to her “involvement in the brutal murder of her husband in an honour killing incident

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