Who says Section 498A IPC / Domestic Violence Act misused ?

These are the Statistics we collected from NCRB with RTI for the year between 2011 to 2015

498A

Year Case Registered Women Arrested Total Arrest Acquitted Conviction Rate
2011 99135 180701 83580 20.6
2012 106527 197762 92867 15.0
2013 118866 222091 97622 15.2
2014 122877 44218 225648 94765 14.0
2015 113403 35733 187067 88203 15.7

 

DVA

Year Case Registered Women Arrested Total Arrest Acquitted Conviction Rate
2011 107753 205279 94757 22.8
2012 114760 222180 103113 16.7
2013 126949 245955 108003 16.7
2014 135492 49912 255107 104805 15.7
2015 125558 40927 213835 98899 17.7

When you look at the above statistics, No need to explain, you will find all answers in rate of Acquittal; so these laws are not only misused but grossly misused.

Other than misuse; after filling Section 498A IPC or Domestic Violence case none of the marriage is survived, all endup in divorce.

None of the above laws solved women Problem as most of them filled in revenge or teach a lesson to husband Family thats why conviction rate is less than 20% for last 5 years.

If anyone is defending these laws, be it Government of India / WCD / NCW or any women organisations can show for last 25 years at least a single family is happily living together after filling these cases.

when you see the conviction rate, any BLIND can say its misused more than  used.

Not only that, because of huge volume of false cases now Police and Judges also think all Women are misusing these laws, so real women who suffer may not get justice because of this misuse.

Lastly;
Conviction rate is less than 20%;
None of the family is happy or problem solved after the case
All endup in Divorce

If so why why these cases still exists

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