Section 498A IPC: Supreme Court reduces convicted husband's jail term after wife expresses desire to revive marriage

"Considering the overall circumstances, we reduce the punishment of rigorous imprisonment to the period already undergone by the appellant in incarceration," a bench of Justices Aniruddha Bose and Vikram Nath stated.
Supreme Court with Justice Aniruddha Bose and Justice Vikram Nath
Supreme Court with Justice Aniruddha Bose and Justice Vikram Nath

A husband convicted for cruelty to his wife, had his sentence reduced by the Supreme Court from six months imprisonment to the period already spent in jail, after the complainant-wife expressed her desire to revive their marriage [Randeep Singh vs Chandigarh UT and anr].

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