Honour Killing and Indian Criminal Law

Author: Merry Bernard Ollukaran, 4th year, BBA LL.B(H), AIM Law College, Thrissur ABSTRACT Honour killings and honour crimes have been rapidly increasing even in this developing era of India. This offense is presumed to be done on the restoration of one’s family pride and honour. Even though there are sufficient laws in India to curb these honour crimes due to lack of proper execution of the said laws, such brutish crimes still occur in India. The preliminary step to wipe out these honour crimes is to clear false beliefs of…