Disgruntled wives using Section 498A IPC as weapon rather than shield: Jharkhand High Court

Such type of cases are being filed in the heat of the moment over trivial issues, without proper deliberation, the Court observed.
Jharkhand High Court and Section 498A
Jharkhand High Court and Section 498A

The Jharkhand High Court recently said that disgruntled wives are using Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which criminalises cruelty to women by her in-laws, as a weapon rather than a shield.

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