Madhya Pradesh High Court flags Section 498A misuse; says women nowadays file 'package of 5 cases' against husband, in-laws

The Court was hearing a petition seeking the quashing of an FIR registered by a woman against her husband, father-in-law, mother-in-law, and her husband’s sister-in-law.
Section 498-A, Matrimonial Disputes
Section 498-A, Matrimonial Disputes

The Madhya Pradesh High Court recently commented on the misuse of Section 498A (cruelty to women) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), observing that nowadays there is a “package of five cases” being filed by the wife against the husband and his family members in courts [Rajan v. The State Of Madhya Pradesh].

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