Tagged: Cruelty

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA – DIRECTIONS ON CRUELTY – DOWRY DEMAND AND MISUSE OF SECTION 498-A OF INDIAN PENAL CODE

Date of Judgement: 27.07.2017: Main contention raised in this appeal is that there is need to check the tendency to rope in all family members to settle a matrimonial dispute. Omnibus allegations against all relatives of the husband cannot be taken at face value when in normal course it may only be the husband or at best his parents who...

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA – THE STATEMENTS AND ACTS WHICH CONSTITUTES AN ACT OF CRUELTY FOR SUSTAINING THE CLAIM FOR DIVORCE

Supreme Court of India Date of Judgement: 06.10.2016 FACTS OF THE CASE:- The reason for filing the divorce petition was that the wife had become cruel because of her highly suspicious nature and she used to level absolutely frivolous but serious allegations against Husband regarding his character and more particularly about his extra-marital relationship. Behaviour of the wife made life...