FIRST INFORMATION REPORT REGISTERED AGAINST TWO NRI UNMARRIED SISTERS
Punjab and Haryana High Court has recently held that in the last decade, a tendency has developed in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, India for roping in all the relations of husband in false and fictitious dowry cases in order to pressurize the family of the husband and the husband himself to agree to the terms and conditions of her wife and family. In the present case FIR had been lodged against two unmarried sisters of Husband who were living in America. High Court Chandigarh has made these observations while reporting the FIR. It was also held that the petitioners were NRIs in USA who were residing in USA on the basis of study visa. The was no occasion for them to ask for dowry in India.
In the case before High Court, despite there being no specific allegation against them, the unmarried sisters had been roped in the FIR. That FIR against the unmarried sisters of husband was quashed by Chandigarh High Court. The reason of quashing was that the unmarried sisters were not going to gain anything from the demand of dowry. Further, there was no specific allegation against the unmarried sisters as to what dowry articles were entrusted to which of them,top criminal lawyers in chandigarh.