A woman has been sentenced to four years in jail for levelling false allegations of rape against a man, who later committed suicide as he could not bear the stigma of spending 72 days in jail for a crime he did not commit.Last December when the country was witnessing unprecedented protests against Delhi gangrape incident,
Supreme Court says husband not liable for wife’s suicide over extra-marital affair The Supreme Court on Monday held that a man cannot be held guilty of subjecting his wife to cruelty if he embarks on an extramarital relationship, unless the intimacy is of a nature that can drive the wife to commit suicide. “We are
Summary: Vijay and Anita entered into wedlock on June 18, 2001, but problems started cropping up immediately. Anita took objection over her husband`s 80-year-old grandmother staying with them. The family then shifted to Diu where the wife became pregnant, but since she didn`t wish to continue it, there was alleged negligence that resulted into miscarriage.
Section 498 A of the Indian Penal Code deals with domestic violence and cruelty towards women by husband or family. Between 2007 and 2013, the number of cases registered under the Section has gone up but the conviction rate for these cases has come down. Sec 498A of IPC has been one of the fiercely
AHMEDABAD: A sessions court on Tuesday refused to grant protection against arrest to one Kuldip Makwana from Vejalpur in connection with an FIR lodged by his wife accusing him of domestic violence. Additional sessions judge B S Chauhan denied the plea after it was submitted that the youth was booked under section 498A of the IPC
My bed-ridden father assaulted my father-in-law, I clutched her neck and then banged her head against the wall, and we constantly tortured my wife demanding a dowry of `1,000,000….,” thus begins the video, The Chair: I wish I never got married. A first person account of a harassed husband who recounts the suffering he went through
Anonymous Editor’s note: Divorce by mutual consent is addressed under S. 13 B of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and Section 28 of the Special Marriage Act, 1954. For parties to seek divorce by mutual consent, they must be living separately for a period of atleast one year, and must resolve towards the end of
Guys, I would like correct the understanding of you guys. Discharge can be filed only after the Charge Sheet is filed by the Police and Judge takes the cognizance of your case. Discharge is filed under CrPC 239 and it will be filed only at the Lower/Trial Court. Lower/Trial Court means, Judicial Magistrate of First Class or Junior Civil