Here's how the Supreme Court aims to prevent misuse of Section 498A IPC [Read judgment]

Aditya AK July 27 2017

The Supreme Court today issued a slew of directions with a view to preventing the misuse of Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code, which deals with cruelty to married women at the hands of family members.

The Bench of Justices Adarsh Kumar Goel and Uday Umesh Lalit was hearing a dowry case wherein the appellant husband and his family members were summoned under Section 498A. The appellant also asked the Court to pass directions to prevent the . . .

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