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fighting back (exec)     25 July 2013

Request members to pls share citation/judgements for dv quas

dear members

request you all to pls share judgements from Hon SC / HC's for quash /dismiss of DV cases on time frame/false charges etc. as i am also fighting a false dv case,

i would indeed appreciate your kind cooperation.

thanks a lot


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Amit Tungare (lawyer)     25 July 2013

please share your case in that I can help
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Supreme Court of India
Ashish Dixit & Ors. vs State Of U.P. & Anr. on 7 January, 2013
Author: …………………..J.
Bench: H.L. Dattu, Chandramauli Kr. Prasad

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1. Leave granted.


2. This appeal is directed against the judgment and order dated 05.07.2010 passed by the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad in Criminal Miscellaneous Application No.8358 of 2008. By the impugned judgment and order, the High Court has refused to quash the proceedings initiated against the petitioners by the respondent no.2-wife, under Section 12 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (for brevity “the Act, 2005”).

3. In the petition filed by respondent no.2, apart from arraying her husband and her parents-in-law as parties to the proceedings, has included all and sundry, as

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respondents. To say the least, she has even alleged certain actions said to have been done by the tenant whose name is not even known to her.

4. In a matter of this nature, we are of the opinion that the High Court at least should have directed that the petition filed by respondent no.2 be confined to her husband as also her parents-in-law and should not have allowed the impleadment of respondent nos.4 to 12.

5. In view of the above, while allowing this appeal in part, we quash the proceedings as against appellant nos. 4 to 12 in Case No.240 of 2007. We direct the learned Chief Judicial Magistrate, Agra to proceed with the aforesaid case; only against the husband i.e. Shri Ashish Dixit, S/o. Padmakar Dutt Sharma, her father in law, Shri Padmakar Dutt Sharma, S/o.late Pt.Diwakar Dutt Sharma and Smt.Girja Dixit, W/o.Shri Padmakar Dutt Sharma, her mother in law.

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6. We are of the opinion that the direction issued by the High Court, inter-alia, directing the appellants herein to appear before the Trial Court and seek bail is wholly unnecessary. …………………..J.





JANUARY 07, 2013.

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Madras High Court
K. Viswanathan vs Sivamalar on 31 August, 2009

Dated:- 31.08.2009


The Hon’ble Mr. Justice R.REGUPATHI

Crl. O.P. No. 91 of 2009 and

M.P. No. 1 of 2009

K. Viswanathan … Petitioner


Sivamalar … Respondent

Prayer: Petition filed under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure for the relief as stated therein.

For Petitioner : Mr.V. Gopinath,

Senior Counsel

For Respondent : Mr. P. Duraisamy


The 5th respondent in the C.M.P filed before the trial court, admittedly driver of the 1st and 2nd respondents is the petitioner herein and he seeks for a direction to call for the records and quash the proceedings in C.M.P. No. 8207 of 2008 filed under Sections 12, 17, 18 and 19 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005 before the Judicial Magistrate No. 1, Coimbatore, who took the same on file and ordered issuance of summons. The 5th respondent in the C.M.P. No. 8207 of 2008,

3. Learned Senior Counsel for the petitioner submits that admittedly, the petitioner is neither a family member nor having any domestic relationship with the family of respondents 1 and 2 and under such circumstance, he is erroneously included as one of the respondents in the application. By referring to Para 13a of the application, wherein the applicant prays for a declaration to the effect that she is entitled to reside in the shared household and the prayer at Para 13b for a direction to respondents 1 to 5 to hand over gold jewellery and sridhana property in their custody, learned Senior counsel submits that a person can be included as a respondent in an application of this kind only in the event of the aggrieved person establishing the domestic relationship with such person sought to be taken as respondent as a family member living together in the joint family and contended that the petitioner is not a person coming under the purview of "respondent" and he is not in possession and control over the sridhana property; therefore it is a fit case to quash proceedings against him.

4. Per contra, learned counsel for the respondent submits that specific allegations have been made in Para No. 6 of the application to the effect that the petitioner was always acting as if he was also a family member in the household and playing a dominant role by taking important decisions, but curiously respondents 1 to 4 are under the clutches of the petitioner for unknown reasons. It is also alleged that the petitioner even had the audacity to abuse the husband of the respondent herein in front of his parents.

5. Heard the submissions made on either side and perused the materials available on record.

6. The words "respondent" and "domestic relationship" have been defined in 2 (f) (q) of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005. 2(f): ""Domestic relationship" means a relationship between two persons who live or have, at any point of time, lived together in a shared household, when they are related by consanguinity, marriage, or through a relationship in the nature of marriage, adoption or are family members living together as a joint family" 2(q) ""respondent" means any adult male person who is, or has been, in a domestic relationship with the aggrieved person and against whom the aggrieved person has sought any relief under this Act."

7. Having regard to the operation of the Act as against the person who is sought to be taken as "respondent" in the proceedings initiated thereunder, it must be pointed out that unless the aggrieved person, namely, respondent herein, substantiates that the person concerned has got domestic relationship or that he is a family member, such person cannot be mechanically impleaded as one of the respondents in the application. If the respondent has any grievance against the petitioner, she is always at liberty to initiate proceedings against him before the appropriate forum for any offence committed by him against her, if she is so advised.

8. Considering the facts and circumstance, I do not find any justification on the part of the trial court in including the petitioner as one of the respondents in the application; therefore, the proceeding pending in CMP No. 8207 of 2008 on the file of the learned Judicial Magistrate No. I, Coimbatore is directed to be quashed in so far as the petitioner / 5th respondent is concerned.

9. Accordingly, the Criminal Original Petition is ordered and consequently, miscellaneous petition is closed.

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fighting back (exec)     26 July 2013



thanks for your kind gesture, will write back to you in detail........thanks again


@Sufferer...thanks bro. your contribution is really appreciated. thanks again


While abuse of law is bad and inadmissible  for any one, truth remains that female members are still abused and exploited in homes and offices. I know of several cases where, by hatching conspiracy women have been expelled from her matrimonial home, her money fleeced and there are umpteen number of cases, almost endless, of violence with women including husband,motherin law,  in laws, sister in law, brother in law which includes  rape and s*xual assulat too.many father in laws were found to s*xually abuse daughter in law. Dowry expectation is a harsh reality in Indian homes and is rising despite such sever laws.

I will advise Supreme court and High courts not to over-interfere and look down upon our trial courts and discourage their work. I think supreme court and high courts have their  hands already full and files are spilling out from their old cupboards. They should first put their house in order instead admitting every appeal. It is pity that supreme court should admit and hear a revision for consuemr protection actwhere suppliers liability is justin money and in few thousands. It is injustice in name of justice. It is part of well designed  endless litgation ( of British Era) to suit politicians,rich, lawyers and clerks.

Most of celebrities are out doing nonsense and crimes simply because high courts just admit appeal, give bail and sleep on files for decades.

One case was reported to us by an officerr where her husband's elder brother, his wife (bhabhi), her wifes mother and brother  used to coerce and do violence with the lady,.filed false divorce petition through her husband and  ultimately frced her to leave home.

So supreme court's  vague and sweeping remark that so many people cant be involved in domestic violence is preposterous ,uncalled for and unneccessary interference in trial. 

Instead supreme court should have issued writ on all named accused to  desist from violence on complainant and could leave the matter at that.

I think Indian judicial system including conduct of advcoates needs through review and restructuring.

There are funny procedures. If  consumer wins in trial court, supplier wont pay but depsoit money to Court for appeals and endless chain goes on for decade. Consuemr gets nothing but spends thousands of rupees to  fight ase. he gets lollipop only.

This idiotic system has to change.

Those learned people on this forum should reply why in USA and most western coutnries cases are disposed including appeals in 3-4 years maximum? Did we study the systems and why Indian government not doing  any efforts.

If every case has to go to appeal and pre trial appeals then indian jusdicial system which is already a skeleton will simply collapse and that is what is happening.

Excuses are not enough.Supeeme court, all high courts and all law ministers of India should  work together , simplify procedures, limit case time and expand judiciary. No point giving only sermons in judgements.

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