- Research/Scholar Paper name – “Case Comment: Kanchan Sharma Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Anr. [Criminal Appeal No. 1022 Of 2021 Arising out of S.L.P. (Crl.) No. 7554 Of 2019]“
- Author: Priyansh Shukla
- Institution: G H Raisoni Law College, Nagpur; LLM Candidate 2022, Rashtriya Raksha University
- Affiliation: Centre for Study of Dispute Resolution
- Date of Publication: 20/11/2022
Without positive act on the part of the accused to instigate or aid in committing suicide, no one can be convicted for an offence under Section 306, IPC. To proceed against any person for the offence under Section 306 IPC it requires an active act or direct act, which led the deceased to commit suicide, seeing no option and that act must have been intended to push the deceased into such a position that he committed suicide.