Above provisions, lead us to conclude that if a complaint contains allegations about commission of offence under Section 498A of the IPC which is a cognizable offence, apart from allegations about the commission of offence under Section 494 of the IPC, the court can take cognizance thereof even on a police report.
Supreme Court of India
Ushaben vs Kishorbhai Chunilal Talpada & ... on 23 March, 2012
Bench: Aftab Alam, Ranjana Prakash Desai
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