Aurangabad Bench, Bombay High Court
Aurangabad Bench, Bombay High Court

False reports to police against husband, in-laws is cruelty: Bombay High Court

The Court clarified that while initiating proceedings under the Domestic Violence Act or for restitution of conjugal rights do not per se constitute cruelty, lodging baseless reports would be cruelty.

The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court recently observed that it would amount to marital cruelty if false and baseless reports were lodged with the police against one's spouse and his family relatives.

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