Is section 498A of Indian Penal Code being misused? Are old family members including grandmothers , distant relations and even neighbours being dragged to police stations due to misuse of section 498A ? Is misuse of 498A breaking up families and driving husbands to commit suicide? The conviction rate in 498A cases has fallen to a mere 14 per cent, does this indicate that complaints and allegations that are levelled in a fit of anger find no bases when investigated?
Do watch this episode of “Legally Speaking” with Adv. Karuna Nundy, Adv. Alkanshree Dahar and Deepika Bharadwaj in discussion with Tarun Nangia.