ection 498A of the IPC:
This is the most controversial Section of the Indian Penal Code and one that receives the highest media attention these days. It reads as follows:
“498A – Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty:
Whoever, being the husband or the relative of the husband of a woman, subjects such woman to cruelty shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and shall also be liable to fine.