Females can also be tried under Domestic Violence Act: Raj HC

May 19, 2011

Jaipur: Rajasthan High Court has ruled that if a female relative of a husband is accused of torturing his wife she can also be tried for offences under the Domestic Violence Act…

…A division bench of Justice N K Jain and Justice R S Rathore has ruled that the correct legal position regarding the interpretation of the various provisions of the Domestic Violence Act is to bring to book all those who commit atrocities on women at home, including matrimonial home, as no one can be spared merely on the ground that the accused under the Act is a female.

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