Karnataka High Court quashes Section 498A IPC case filed against husband for not consummating marriage

The Court opined that if the proceedings were permitted to continue, they would degenerate into harassment and become an abuse of the process of law resulting in a miscarriage of justice.
Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court recently quashed proceedings under Section 498A (cruelty to women) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) initiated against a husband by his wife for failing to consummate their marriage as he was a follower of the sisters of the Brahmakumari Samaja [Aiyappa MB v. State of Karnataka].

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