[Domestic Violence Act] Only 'aggrieved person' can file plea before Magistrate under Section 12: Gauhati High Court

The Court was hearing a petition filed by Congress MLA Tatung Jamoh against a Sessions Court order that granted his wife the right to collect rent from their apartment after she filed a domestic violence complaint.
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence

The Itanagar Bench of the Gauhati High Court on Wednesday held that a magistrate erred in granting relief to a respondent who was not an aggrieved party in a case filed under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (Domestic Violence Act) [Tatung Jamoh v. Yatem Ering Jamoh].

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