Section 489A of the Indian Penal Code state that
Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty
1[Whoever, being the husband or the relative of the husband of a woman, subjects such woman to cruelty shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 3 years and shall also be liable to a fine or both.
Explanation.—For the purposes of this section, “cruelty means”—
(a) any wilful conduct which is of such a nature as is likely to drive the woman to commit suicide or to cause grave injury or danger to life, limb, or health (whether mental or physical) of the woman; or
(b) harassment of the woman where such harassment is with a view to forcing her or any person related to her to meet any illegal demand for any property or valuable security or is on account of failure by her or any person related to her to meet such demand.]
There are three types of Bail under section 498A of IPC:

  • Interim protection Bail
  • Anticipatory Bail
  • Regular Bail.

Advocate A.K Shokeen has expertise in both defending and prosecuting cases under 498A of IPC.
We have protracted knowledge of court procedures, as well as attempting to reconcile and settle the issues as in favor of the client as possible to minimize potential harm.
In some cases under section 498a of IPC, the wife can file a fraud case against the husband or relatives to harass them and mention their names in her complaint. In this case, our expert experienced lawyer team will help for mutual settlement and safeguard the husband and relatives in case of fraudulent use of 498A of IPC.
We provide our expert legal service to safeguard and get justice to real suffering wives too, with equal dedication by using the law in the right way.

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