Sunday, June 21, 2015

Court Fines Woman For Misusing Law

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NEW DELHI: A court here has dismissed a woman's complaint of domestic violence against her husband and in-laws, noting that she misused legal provisions as a tool to extort unjustified money from him for unjustified personal gain, and imposed a cost of Rs 1 lakh on her.

Metropolitan magistrate Shivani Chauhan dismissed the complaint of the woman, a south Delhi resident, saying that she had falsified and concocted various allegations and suppressed important facts in order to harass her in-laws.

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*Applause.

In addition to the INR 100,000, the court should have also imposed imprisonment / detention (even if it was just for a few days). Nice to see some positive change. Well done!

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