14 Sep : New Delhi : News Express 24 :-
The accused will now be arrested immediately in the harassment case. The Supreme Court has ruled on this decision. The Supreme Court has made this decision due to the safety of the victim in the case of persecution for the purpose of making a change in its earlier decision.
The Indian Penal Code 498 (A) was having complaints about the misuse of this law. So, in the hearing, the Supreme Court did not stop the accused in the last year. It was ordered to register a case against the accused by filing an FIR against the accused. Also, in order to inquire into this matter, a family welfare committee was formed in every district. However, on Friday, Chief Justice Deepak Mishra, Judge A. M. Khanvilkar and Judge D. Yes A bench of Justice Chandrachud said that the changes in the earlier decision did not need the Welfare Committee. Also, for the safety of the victims of this case, the accused have been directed to arrest the accused.
Dowry harassment cases under Section 498A of IPC: SC strikes down the need for "family welfare committee" to scrutinize each case before carrying out arrests. Court said that the law is being misused by some but its place is not to fulfill gaps left in legislation.
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