This was a matter pertaining to my mother’s stridhan which is forcefully kept with my uncle (chacha) since several years…Since nobody guided us all years, we could act & also we didn’t receive police support & we have never taken family battles to court.
But two months back, I filed a private complaint before a magistrate & kept my mother as primary witness in the complaint. I had chosen ipc’s 498a, 406, 420, 507, 509..i didn’t make mom as main party coz my mother is close to 60 and she cannot come to court and wait there for hours..She has ample medical issues
But the magistrate dismissed my complaint stating that “criminal law cannot be set into motion by anyone”
Please advise me how to counteract this point of dismissal in sessions, I mean how to prove that I can file the complaint & im the victim’s daughter & she is a witness in matter.