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Hang those guilty in dowry death cases: SC

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Updated: June 1, 2009, 3:20 PM IST
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Hang those guilty in dowry death cases: SC
SC says unless punishment was made tougher, crimes would not stop.

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday strongly condemned dowry deaths and bride burning, calling for death sentence for those found guilty.

It said that unless punishment was made tougher, those crimes would not stop. The tough stand of the supreme court came while hearing a case.

Meanwhile, police are investigating a possible dowry killing of a 25-year-old housewife, initially thought to have committed suicide, till her 4 year old son said his father killed her.

First Published: June 1, 2009, 3:20 PM IST
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