Advising woman to avoid vindictive retaliation by husband not cruelty under 498A IPC: Supreme Court

The Court also held that taking custody of jewellery for safety cannot constitute cruelty within the meaning of Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code.
Advising woman to avoid vindictive retaliation by husband not cruelty under 498A IPC: Supreme Court
Indira Banerjee, JK Maheshwari, Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that giving advice to a wife to adjust in order to avoid retaliation from her husband does not constitute cruelty within the meaning of Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code [Deepak Sharma v. State of Haryana and Others].

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