Balabhaskar's family will appeal against the lower court's decision in the High Court.
He was speaking at the inaugural 'Justice S. B. Sinha Memorial Lecture' on 'Life of a Judge' organised by National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi.
Additional District and Sessions Judge-1 Sujith K N convicted the husband for the offence of dowry related harassment under the IPC and various provisions of the Dowry Prohibition Act.
Stressing the gravity of the crime, the prosecution had argued that the suicide was almost akin to murder and demanded the maximum punishment for the convict.
Vismaya was found hanging in the bathroom of Kiran Kumar's house at Sasthamkotta in Kollam district on June 21, 2021.
Bishop Franco Mulakkal was acquitted for lack of 'corroborative evidence'.
The case against the then Bishop was registered by the Kottayam police in 2018. Trial in the case had started in November 2019.
However, she intends to continue her protest -- in a new form -- until action was taken against those 'who did the injustice'.
According to legal circles, the KSCCW, which has judicial powers, is empowered to hand over the child to the real mother, without even waiting for the nod of the court.
Actress Priyanka Anoop has been acquitted by a court in a case registered early in 2004 over an alleged attempt to blackmail another film star, Kaveri.