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Taking bride’s jewellery for safety not cruelty under Section 498A of IPC

New Delhi: Taking custody of daughter-in-law’s jewellery for safety cannot constitute cruelty under Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code, the Supreme Court has said. A bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and J K Maheshwari said that failure to control an adult brother, living independently, or giving advice to adjust to sister-in-law to avoid retaliation cannot […]