Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty.—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 three years and shall also be liable to fine
Any kind of abusive behavior by your husband or male partner or their relatives (includes male and female relatives). It need not be physical abuse. It could also be verbal, emotional, sexual or economic abuse.
Section 125 CrPC was incorporated in order to avoid vagrancy and destitution for a wife/minor children/old age parents, and the same has now been extended by judicial interpretation to partners of a live-in relationship.
Helping men in need
With government enacting laws in favor of women, thinking laws will protect them, But some females taking benefits of the laws and loopholes left while enacting them so has misuse increased drastically. On the receiving end is the men and his family who has to run from pillar to post to save them and respect they had earned
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