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Author Topic: Harrasement by false dowry claim by bride side for breaking engagement  (Read 1390 times)

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Hi All, My family found a girl on a matrimonial site and with mutual consent we had an engagement in march '2015. We are from Uttar Pradesh and Bride side are from bangalore where engagement took place. We never made any dowry demand and only agreed to split marriage expense. Soon after Engagement , girl has a huge problem with my past relationships which were 2-3 years old and stopped all form of communication. We tried to talk to her and then her parents  but they started raising questions on my character. So after some thought we decided to end the engagement and inform them by calling and writing an email.
Now her father has send a detailed mail saying that " We threathened them to pay 5 Lacs and since he failed to do so we are cancelling , he is asking us to also pay for all the expenses he did while our stay in bangalore for engagement". Basically he is trying to harass us and take advantage and also threaten to lodge FIR.
I am very simple private employe in IT firm and feels like in which kind of hell I got myself into. But can you please how should I proceed further and how can i avoid all these hassels. Is it possbile to lodge FIR and get someone in Jail on false Dowry grounds?

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the marriage isn't taken place THANK GOD.
now in this matter you simply make a police complaint informing them about the harassment.

take a receiving.

just let it be to this extent no need to lodge an FIR.

Now if they don't take it further the matter will end here, else this police complaint will come handy in due course of time.
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dowry cases can be filed on the husband and inlaws even before marriage takes place.if the girl family files fir on you under dp3 and 4 since its a cognizable offence the police can arrest you without warrant.just read the supreme court guidelines regarding the arrest of persons  for committing an cognizable offence that could be served with less than seven years of imprisonment and insist that police should follow such guidelines during arrest
once fir is filed police will conduct investigation and if the accusation is found to be false they will close the case

 

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