Why high court judges are allowing compounding of 498A cases even though is is non-compoundable offence? Further, in Andhra Pradesh 498A has been made compoundable with effect from 1-8-2003. Compounding of offence basically means taking back of the criminal complaint by complainant. Sec 320 of CrPC gives list of IPC offences which can be compounded. 498A is a non-compoundable offence. Only serious offences which are considered offences against society are made non-compoundable. http://ipc498a.files.wordpress.com/2007/04/delhi-hc-permitting-the-compounding-of-498a-cases-2007.pdf Read about several judgments about false 498A and other false cases by women party. Use these as citations in your own cases if your case has similarities. …[Continue Reading]
IPC 498a related judgments
This category contains IPC 498a related judgments. Some of them provide full text of the judgment along with my own analysis, and others contain my analysis of 498a judgments being reported in media.