If you are innocent, invoke section 211 of the IPC
Central Government Act
Section 211 in The Indian Penal Code
211. False charge of offence made with intent to injure.—Whoever, with intent to cause injury to any person, institutes or causes to be instituted any criminal proceeding against that person, or falsely charges any person with having committed an offence, knowing that there is no just or lawful ground for such proceeding or charge against that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either descripttion for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both; and if such criminal proceeding be instituted on a false charge of an offence punishable with death, 1[imprisonment for life], or imprisonment for seven years or upwards, shall be punishable with imprisonment of either descripttion for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
Of that 40-50 Lakhs, how much can they account for, by cheque, DD and receipts ?
You must stick to one line of argument.
" She and her family always had the freedom to reject the marriage proposal instead
of giving dowry.
They have not done that.
What is their intention ?
Did they give dowry to lure you into marriage and then to control you by blackmailing you ?
Did they give dowry to resort to such threats later ?
Their intention is malafide and suspicious. "
These links throw more light
The courts clearly observerved that nowadays the turn in marital disputes have taken a curiopus disputes with the women turning agressors and found that there was no justification for the said software engineer to have filed any complaint with police station . This judgement was reported in ILR  2006 .
In 2006 UP High court high court again provided relief against vexatious dowry and harassment cases observing there had been no reason for the cases.
In late 2006 chennai high court quashed the case of an SIF member completely .
In 2007 Delhi high court represented by justice Dhingra made the observsation that the those brides who come with gift horses should be punished. They give lots of gifts in marriage and when marriage goes sour they start screaming dowry and harassment . This is nothing but a sick mentality gone sour after refusing to allow the prosecution of an husband.
The undertones of trend are clear . It needs to be strenghtened . Without smoke there is no question prosecuting someone for starting the fire. Merely the wife and her relative making sound of "fire fire " is no justification for prosecutingdowry , harassment cases.
If marriage goes sour go for divorce. If you do not have money then work and earn money is my messge to the young girls and women . Do not use 498a or dowry cases as money making business
The courts are slowly starting to protexct against maliciouos prosecution and they will soon start prosecuting the malicous prosecuter. Time for Section 211 which has existed as dead letter for such long time is now to be brought alive . The trends are obvious. for too long and too much have 498a and DP act been allowed to be casue havoc to innocent families