Kerala High Court permits Section 498A accused to go abroad for studies

Justice Ziyad Rahman AA said that the man had cooperated with the investigation and that he need not be deprived of his right to go abroad for studies merely because the final report has not yet been filed by police.
Justice Ziyad Rahman AA
Justice Ziyad Rahman AA

The Kerala High Court on Thursday allowed a man accused of committing the offence punishable under Section 498A (cruelty to woman by husband or his relatives) of the Indian Penal Code to go to Australia to pursue higher studies despite the fact that the police had not filed the final report in the case [Ashiq Sulthan v State of Kerala].

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