The Kerala Prime Court docket on Friday rejected the bail plea filed via a person who used to be arrested in reference to the demise of his spouse because of alleged dowry harassment. Vismaya, an Ayurveda clinical pupil, used to be discovered striking in the toilet of her husband’s area at Sasthamkotta in Kollam district on June 21 this yr. Her oldsters and brother had alleged torture and harassment via her husband S Kiran Kumar over dowry. Following the outrage over the girl’s demise, Kiran, who used to be running as an assistant motor automobile inspector, used to be disregarded from carrier.
Disregarding Kumar’s bail plea, Justice M R Anitha seen that the petitioner has been charged with a grave crime of dowry demise, which is a social evil. The court docket rejected his bail plea, accepting the prosecution argument that he used to be prone to affect witnesses and tamper with proof if he used to be granted bail.
The Court docket additionally evaluated the character of allegations towards the petitioner and the gravity of accusation- the demise of his spouse inside 13 months in their marriage out of the cruelty and harassment in call for of dowry, which drove her to devote suicide- earlier than taking the verdict. Kumar have been in prison ever since his arrest on June 22.