[Misuse of Section 498A] No arrests for two months after registration of FIR: Allahabad High Court issues safeguards

The Court directed the establishment of Family Welfare Committees and stated that they should be made operational within the next three months.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

In an order of significant import, the Allahabad High Court on Monday issued safeguards to prevent the misuse of Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), in light of the growing tendency to nail the husband and his family members by way of general and sweeping allegations [Mukesh Bansal v State of UP].

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